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Guide to Farm Fresh Products

Serving the New York State counties of Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster

• Farms • Farmers’ markets • stores • activities • restaurants • events

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) thanks the farmers and forest landowners who have worked hard with the Watershed Agricultural Council to protect and enhance water quality in the Catskill and Delaware watersheds. This effort has justifiably become a national model that advances the interests of watershed landowners and water consumers alike, while maintaining the highest standards of environmental policy and public health. Through projects like the Pure Catskills Guide, we are hopeful that the partnership to protect water quality can extend to improving the economic viability of the region’s farms, forests, and communities. We congratulate the Watershed Agricultural Council on a successful 20-year watershed protection partnership with DEP. Carter H. Strickland, Jr. Commissioner


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Watershed Agricultural Council Farm to Market Program 44 West Street Walton, NY 13856-2500 (607) 865-7090

BUY FRESH. BUY LOCAL. About us Pure Catskills is a buy local campaign that promotes farm and food businesses in the Catskills Region. Our goal is to increase support of the local food system. This guide is created in collaboration with farmers and purveyors of fresh food across Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster Counties. When farms thrive, our communities benefit in many ways. Why buy local food? IT TASTES BETTER. Food that is grown closer to home is fresher and tastes better. IT IS BETTER FOR YOU. Fresher food has more nutritional value. IT CREATES ACCOUNTABILITY. Farmers take responsibility for food that they sell directly to consumers who in turn know and trust the source of their food. IT SUPPORTS THE LOCAL ECONOMY. Buying from local farmers ensures that rural farming communities survive. IT PROTECTS THE ENVIRONMENT. Well-managed farms must maintain ecosystems that plants, animals and humans inhabit. IT PRESERVES THE WORKING LANDSCAPE. The sustainability of farming prevents unwanted and excessive development. IT IS PART OF OUR CULTURE. Losing our farmers would compromise an essential part of our cultural heritage.


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IT IS AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE. This year, our agricultural imports exceeded the value of our exports. A safe food system supports local farmers so that we can feed ourselves for generations to come.

About our logo Developed from the 1940s era label of the Walton-Hamden Cauliflower Grower’s Cooperative, the Pure Catskills logo is a celebration of our regional heritage. From the 1920s to the 1940s, local cauliflower was shipped in huge quantities via rail and highway to ready metropolitan markets, making the Catskills synonymous with fine quality produce. The image of the logo exemplifies the long tradition of quality products from a working landscape here in the Catskills Region. For more information Visit us online at and join our e-mail newsletter list, view extended member listings, find the latest calendar dates, news clippings, maps and sign up for next year’s guide. Direct questions about Pure Catskills to Sonia Janiszewski by e-mail at or by phone at (607) 865-7090, ext. 217. • Support for this project comes from Pure Catskills members and the Watershed Agricultural Council. • Pure Catskills is an economic initiative of the Watershed Agricultural Council. The Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the economic viability of agriculture and forestry, the protection of water quality, and the conservation of working landscapes through strong local leadership and sustainable public-private partnerships. The Council is funded by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other public, foundation and private sources.

Welcome to the 2013–2014 Pure Catskills Guide to Farm Fresh Products!


Celebrating its tenth publication, the Guide continues to serve as a reliable source for connecting with the region’s local farm and food producers. Pure Catskills has grown significantly as the interest among our neighbors to buy local foods has continued to rise. Our community is at the heart of a shift to maintain the working landscape that creates better tasting and healthier foods, supports the local economy, retains an essential aspect of the local culture, and protects the environment. When farms thrive, our communities benefit in many ways. Throughout the Guide, you will find reference icons for the member products you are seeking. Sidebars highlight food trends and groups of producers including community supported agriculture, pastured livestock and pick-your own operations. If you’re a visitor to the area, flip to the back of the Guide for a calendar for events and a list of tourism activities. This year, the Guide features eight small farm and food businesses. Each is a vendor in a new pilot project, the Pure Catskills Marketplace, set to launch this summer. Pure Catskills members can use this new tool, an online portal for the sale of products, to connect to consumers beyond the farmstand, retail store and the region’s borders. From beef and pork to fiber, fudge and gelato, The Marketplace allows Pure Catskills fans to indulge in Catskills products, even from afar. For the most current information on local farms and food, visit for the latest events, extended member listings, additional resources and member profiles. Please contact me with any questions regarding Pure Catskills at or (607) 865-7090.

Farms & Retail Members ..................................4 CSAs....................................... 35 Harvest Calendar ................. 38 Members Map ...................... 40 Farmers' Markets ................ 42 Restaurants & Lodging .......... 46 Farm & Food Organizations ....................... 52 Activities & Tourism ............. 54 Farm & Food Radio.............. 55 Calendar of Events .............. 58

Pure Catskills is a Buy Fresh Buy Local® Chapter through Food Routes, our national partner

Thank you for your support of Catskills agriculture!

Sonia Janiszewski Farm to Market Manager, Watershed Agricultural Council

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Apple Bin Farm Market

Loretta & Peter Scaturro 810 Broadway (Route 9W) Ulster Park, NY 12487 (845) 338-3991 We are a farm market that has a lot to offer...seasonal homegrown apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums, locally grown produce and products, maple syrup, honey, coffee, bulk candy and snack mixes, gourmet food items, gift items and more. We offer fresh-made breakfast sandwiches, lunch items, cider, donuts, pies and more! Closed Tuesdays.

Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Education Center

Sonja Hedlund 80 Hahn Road PO Box 371 Callicoon Center, NY 12724 (845) 482-4764 Enjoy a farm vacation year-round in our three-bedroom guest house. Try free-range eggs, goat milk and garden vegetables. Participate in farm chores. 4 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

Dogs are welcome! Just two hours from NYC! We also sell horses, lamb, goats, eggs and wool. Visit our webpage and see the calendar section for more information on year-round programming for adults and children: workshops on wool, cheesemaking and renewable energy.

Treadwell, NY 13846 (607) 829-8555 Barlow’s General Store features local produce, dairy products, eggs, meats, maple and honey products, preserves and specialty coffee and teas. We offer sandwiches, stove-top soups, salads, daily specials and baked goods.

Applegarth Farms

Allison Jones 137 Axtell Road Maryland, NY 12116 (607) 638-5784 Applegarth Farm has been raising animals naturally and humanely for over thirty years. You can trust our dedication to quality of life. Get fresh eggs year round from our cage-free hens. Place your order early for hormone-free and antibiotic-free beef, lamb, poultry or pork. Applegarth Pottery produces leadfree, food-safe hand thrown stoneware. Farm store open by appointment.

Arcadian Pastures

Debra & Laurent Danthine 591 Saddlemire Hill Road Sloansville, NY 12160 (518) 339-6076 Our animals are raised in an open and natural, stress-free environment. Our belief is that animals raised outdoors, on high-quality pasture, and that are treated with respect, produce the most nutritionally-dense and best-tasting meats. All of our meats are hormone and antibiotic free and our animals are never exposed to herbicides or pesticides, producing clean, fresh, lean meats that you can be confident about serving to your family.

Barlow’s General Store

Rachel & Glen Phillips-Gaetano 4487 County Route 14

Baron Organics Organic Fertilizer Dealer & Soil Testing Michael Baron 50 J. Spielman Road Jeffersonville, NY 12748 (845) 482-3902 Baron Organics produces and supports natural and organic fertilizers and soil amendments for farm and home, soil testing, full line of Fertrell products, OMRI listed. 20 varieties of garlic for sale.

Bearkill Road Maple Products David Cammer & Jake Laban 440 Bearkill Road Gilboa, NY 12076 (607) 588-6057 Maple syrup available for retail or wholesale. Available through RSK Farms in Prattsville, Rexcroft Farms in Athens, and Stoneledge Farm’s CSA in Cairo.

Beaverkill Trout Hatchery Ltd. Sherry Bellows 8 Alder Creek Road Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (845) 439-4947 We do private stocking of trout for clubs and fishing derbies. We have a fish and pay pond open to the public, Saturday and Sunday 8 am - 5 pm. Supply your own bait and tackle, $5.00 per lb., must keep all you catch.


Stony Creek Farmstead See page 31 for more information about Stony Creek Farmstead. Our farm is your farm; whether you want organic vegetables, pasture raised meats and eggs, a day camp for your children, or to get away from a hectic life. Together three families work on the Farmstead to raise two acres of certified organic vegetables, a herd of beef cattle, a flock of Clun Forrest Sheep, heritage breed pigs, laying hens, broiler chickens and a dairy cow or two. We began in 2005 with the intention of raising food for our children - now we grow enough for your children too! We began hosting overnight guests five years ago - and families love it! We want to share the beautiful landscape of the Western Catskills and delicious food grown with love and intention. –The Marsiglios

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FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Bells Christmas Trees

Gordon Bell 647 Mettacahonts Road Accord, NY 12404 (845) 626-7849 Farm with mountain views. You cut or we’ll cut for you. Offering several fir and spruce varieties. Wreaths, kissing balls, roping, maple syrup and much more in our rustic shop. We’ll also provide drilling, shaking and baling for trees. We offer balled and burlap live trees and potted trees for some species.

Betty Acres Farm/La Belle Fromage

Aissa O’Neil 21529 State Highway 28 Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-9581 The secret to delicious cheese is the cows! At Betty Acres Farm our select herd of Jersey/Guernsey cows are lovingly raised on the seasonally diverse grasses of the Catskill Mountains. Our signature La Belle Fromage fresh and aged artisanal cheeses are made on the farm in our micro dairy. The heritage milk-fed pigs are raised on pasture as well. Experience the quality of our local sustainable products at our on-farm store offering cheese and free-range eggs. Piglets and pork available by reservation.

Big Sky Farms & Susquehanna CSA Project

Vali Vargha 1088 County Highway 34 Schenevus, NY 12155 (607) 638-9016 Large range of vegetables from June until December, eggs and honey. Primary farm for the Susquehanna CSA Project in Cooperstown/Schenevus. Garlic is a specialty. Sell at the Albany Plaza Market and from the farm. Non-certified organic, member of Certified Naturally Grown.

Black Willow Pond Farm Carrie Enyart 223 Hill Road Cobleskill, NY 12043 (518) 823-4040

Our small family farm is dedicated to raising livestock and poultry seasonally in a natural setting. Our Katahdin lamb is 100% grass-fed, while our layers, meat chickens (cornish-rock and heritage red cornish), turkeys (broad-breasted white and heritage Bourbon Red) and rabbits are pastured and supplemented with locally grown grains that contain no additives. Eggs are available year round. We welcome and encourage you to visit!

Blenheim Hill Sorghum

Tony Van Glad 335 Cornell Road Stamford, NY 12167 (607) 652-7590 Sorghum syrup is a new product for the Catskills Region. With a flavor of a molasses and honey cross, it is known as the sweetener of the South. We also produce maple syrup and maple products. All our fine products can be purchased at our farm on Cornell Road in Gilboa. Wholesale store accounts welcome.




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USDA inspected and sell custom-cut by the side or quarter, or by the piece out of the freezer right at the farm. Our cattle never see a feed lot and spend days grazing and lazing. We welcome farm visits!

Bridle Hill Farm

Bread Fellows

John & Anne Gohorel 56 Burgin Road Andes, NY 13731 (607) 832-4787 We are artisan bread bakers, selling primarily to small stores, restaurants and at farmers’ markets. We use all organic flours, grains and ingredients when it is feasible to do so. We bake four varieties each week: a breakfast bread (with nuts or seeds, raisins or cranberries), a basic bread (wheat, rye, pumpernickel or French), a whole grain variety, and a specialty bread, on a rotating basis. Most breads are sour dough based, and all are baked in a stone deck oven. We encourage you to read about our methods on our website. We love bread!

Breezy Meadows Farm

Maureen & Ken Pawlikowski 1024 County Highway 6 Otego, NY 13825 (607) 988-2838 Our naturally raised beef are grass-fed, grain-finished and hormone-free. We are

Elinor Young 190 Hemmer Road Box 690 Jeffersonville, NY 12748 (845) 482-3993 Horseback riding and trail rides for children and adults of all ages and levels. Drop in for Summer Day Camp for a-lacarte riding lessons, horse activities, and other educational events with lots of campers. The farm has indoor and outdoor riding arenas so come rain or shine. Open daily, year round, sunrise to sunset.

Brockway Family Farm

Dennis Brockway 711 Brockway Road Hobart, NY 13788 The Brockway’s settled in the town of Stamford, Delaware County, in 1850. The farm was a dairy until 2000. Dennis and Mary, current owners, have converted to organic hay and market cheddar cheese at several farm markets in New York State. They recently started a small flock of Suffolk Sheep, raised organically. 7

FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Brovetto Dairy & Cheese House

Ron & Corinne Brovetto 1677 County Route 29 Jefferson, NY 12093 (607) 278-6622 Our family-owned dairy and cheese house is run by Corinne, Ronald and Russell. We specialize in a farmstead, artisanal, semi-hard, cave-aged Tilsitstyle cheese. You can buy this cheese at the Pakatakan Farmers Market, Brewery Ommegang, and many other local stores, or visit the farm. The farm store is open 11 am - 4 pm every day. When we’re not making cheese, visit the cheese plant and cave with 1,000 wheels of cheese. Taste our varieties in the farm store.

Buck Hill Farm

Sharon Collins 185 Fuller Road Jefferson, NY 12093 (607) 652-7980 Pure maple products and the largest selection of maple value-added products anywhere. Makers of the original maple

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caramel popcorn and maple bread and butter pickles! Country breakfast served Sundays 8 am - 1 pm. Store open 7 days, year round. Visitors always welcome to rummage in the barn sale or collect eggs in the hen house. Please call ahead during the week.

Burn Ayr Farm

Kathleen & Kevin Sullivan 21031 State Highway 28 Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-7287 Seasonal farm stand featuring Burn Ayr Farm grass-fed beef, free-range chicken and farm-raised pork. All meats are raised antibiotic and hormone free. Try our all-natural, nitrate-free beef hot dogs. Seasonal vegetables, herbs, cut flowers and eggs are available daily at the farm stand on a self-serve basis from July to October. Meat orders available year round by calling. Visit us at the Andes and Delhi Farmers Markets. Check our website for farm store hours.

Burnett Farms Steve Burnett 1901 Bramley Mountain Road Bovina, NY 13740 (607) 832-4216 Burnett Farms is a certified organic, diversified farm. We are a mountain farm located in Bovina, NY. Our work is to provide the highest quality organic food to our communities. Vegetables, fruits, berries, eggs, meat.

Bush Creek Farm Doug & Marlene Sluiter 184 Cole Drive PO Box 158 Andes, NY 13731 (845) 676-4479 Breeding intelligent Morgan horses of good size, conformation and temperament for the show-ring, sport disciplines or backyard best friend. Stock available for sale. Visitors welcome. Please call ahead for appointment.


Byebrook Farm

Paul & Gwen Deysenroth 7531 County Highway 18 Bloomville, NY 13739 (607) 538-9796 Our family owns and operates a 45-cow dairy of Holsteins that has been in the family for eight generations. We make a raw milk gouda cheese and age it at least 60 days. Varieties include: plain, cumin seed and cider-washed rind. Available at our road side farm stand, local stores, Delhi Farmers’ Market, and on the menu at Brewery Ommegang. Get our bottled fresh raw milk, eggs and Cowbella yogurt at the farm stand.

C&C Feeds

Craig Schneider 39 Howell Street Walton, NY 13856 (607) 865-5065 C&C Feeds is a competitively priced, customer service-oriented business offering high-quality bagged feeds and supplies for animals large and small, domestic or wild. Lawn and garden supplies including grass seed, conservation mix, fertilizers and garden seeds are available in season. Propane tanks filled. The little store...doing a BIG business!

Callicoon Natural Foods & Juice Bar

Patti Devine 33A Lower Main Street Callicoon, NY 12723 (845) 887-6008 Callicoon Natural Foods & Juice Bar located in Callicoon, New York was voted “Best Specialty Store” for 2012 by The River Reporter. With a variety of organic and natural foods to choose from, Callicoon Natural serves all of your healthy grocery and produce needs.

Candyland Concession

Heather Ross 5191 State Highway 28 S Oneonta, NY 13820 (607) 434-0148 Fun food concession for festivals and events. Quality products using local producers. Maple Cotton Candy, Fresh Cut Fries, Fried Dough, Kettle Corn, Amish Fudge, Caramel and Candy

Apples, Sno-Cones. Specialty items: gourmet candy and caramel apples made to order.

Wellington’s Herbs and Spices

Catskill Cellars

Julie De Angelis 15380 State Highway 30 Downsville, NY 13755 (607) 363-2844 Catskill Cellars is a charming wine and spirits shop with an emphasis on unique and local offerings. Located in historic Colchester with a large selection of organic, regional and imported products. Friendly knowledgeable staff are happy to help with your selection. Gift baskets, case discounts and free shipping for orders over $150. Come and visit us soon!

Catskill Distilling Company

Stacy Cohen 2037 Route17B Bethel, NY 12720 (845) 583-8569 NY Farm Distillery producing Distilled Spirits from NY Products. Currently producing Peace Vodka. Tasting Room, Tours and Events - Private and Public. Distilled spirits for sale to the public and wholesale. Located next to the Dancing Cat Saloon and across from Bethel Woods and the Woodstock Museum.

Catskill Food Company

Jonah Shaw 53 Main St Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-8886 Catskill Food Company produces a variety of all-natural sausage. In the spring of 2013, we will bring to market a line of delicious sausages made from all-natural, locally raised livestock. Our recipes have been developed over the past two years and represent an alternative to run of the mill, mass produced products currently found on the market. Produced under USDA inspection, these products are available for foodservice operations, retail markets and distributors. In addition to sausage, we will also be offering premium steaks and chops, bacon, and eventually, other regional delicacies.

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Spacious Country Store Elegant Tea Room Beautiful Herb and Flower Gardens Certified Organic Fields Art Exhibits Quiet Ponds On-Line Inventory

Nestled in picturesque rolling hills, Wellington’s is a treat for all of your senses. The aromas of herbs and flowers fill the air as you relax over a light lunch and our Signature Island Tea. Browse for herbs and spices, imported teas, fragrances, antiques, collectibles and other treasures in our country store. Take a stroll in our extensive flower and herb gardens, or spend a while at our private ponds.

649 Rickard Hill Road, PO Box 381 Schoharie, NY 12157 (518) 295-7366 Open April - December Wed.-Sat. 10am-4pm Sunday 11:30am-4pm 9

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The Catskill Natural Horse

Dan McCarthy 732 Odell Lake Extension Hobart, NY 13788 (518) 947-0556 Natural horsemanship is the ability to work with your horse in ways that honor his instincts. You can learn to create an environment where your leadership provides clear direction, safety and comfort for you and your horse. Accomplishing this without force rekindles positive values such as patience, compassion and acceptance. The partnership of your intelligence with the power and grace of your horse has unlimited potential!

Claryville Pottery

Anne-Marie Kremer 982 Claryville Road Claryville, NY 12725 (845) 985-2016 Studio showing hand-thrown functional pottery made out of porcelain and stoneware. Soft, natural colors inspired by the natural surroundings adorn a wide range of mugs, teapots, bowls, plates, vases, planters and tiles. Open by chance or appointment year round.

Cold Spring Farm The Prezorski Family NY Route 145

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2 miles north of Cobleskill Lawyersville, NY 12043 (518) 234-4268 Family owned and operated greenhouse and vegetable farm. Flowers and fresh picked vegetables are available from our on-farm, roadside stand in scenic Lawyersville. Our season begins in May with hanging baskets, bedding plants and vegetable transplants. Summer through fall we pick fresh vegetables daily. Specializing in supersweet corn, vine ripe tomatoes, pumpkins and a wide assortment of fall ornamentals. Producers of alfalfa hay, rye straw and grain corn too. Wholesale orders welcome. Open daily May through October, 9 am to 6 pm.

Coopers Ark Farm

Phil & Pam Metzger 145 Ark Lane Schoharie, NY 12157 (518) 295-7662 Hands-on or hands-off farm tour/petting zoo on 15 acres in the beautiful heart of the Schoharie Valley. Grind your own grain, pick-you-own eggs, bottle feeding, walk the mini’s, picnic area and more! Bring home poultry and eggs! Handicap accessible. $8 admission per person, includes hay wagon ride and collector’s cup. 9:30 am to last tour starts at 4:30 pm, weekends from Memorial Day to July 4th, then 7 days to Labor Day. All other times by appointment only. No pets or large buses.

Country Grown Perennials LLC

Peggy & George Bolton 4801 Pines Brook Road Walton, NY 13856 We have been serving discriminating customers in Delaware and surrounding counties for over 20 years. Featuring hardy fruit trees, shrubs, small fruit bushes, old roses and hardy perennials. Family is at the heart of everything we do on our 7th generation Jersey Farm. Even the animals in our 30 cow dairy are treated as extended family. Happy and healthy cows make the best milk that we use to bring you handcrafted butters and yogurts with unique and delicious flavors that always have love as their main ingredient. Follow us on Facebook.

Crystal Valley Farm Chris DiBenedetto Halcott Center, NY (845) 254-4009 Crystal Valley Farm is a family-owned and operated, grass-based dairy farm. We feature ‘Cream Line Milk’ which is gently pasteurized and non-homogenized. We also provide the milk used to make Lazy Crazy Acres’ delicious gelato. Products are available at the farm, local farmers’ markets and stores.

The Cutting Garden Anne Hart 4055 State Route 52 Youngsville, NY 12791 (845) 482-3333 This garden features 100 varieties of flowers, herbs and vegetables. We are primarily a pick-your-own garden but flower arrangements are available for special events. Seasonal workshops are offered. Retail store and barn adjacent to garden features garden accessories, fair trade and locally made items, antiques, old tools and collectibles. Proudly powered by solar.

Cowbella Fine Farmstead Dairy Products Shannon Mason Danforth Jersey Farm 157 Danforth Road Jefferson, NY 12093 (607) 652-7954

Amy’s Take Away

The Deysenroth Family 7531 County Hwy. 18 Bloomville, NY 13739 607-538-9796


Farm Fresh Real Food & Healthy Indulgences Prepared & Delivered Weekly

SNOWDANCE FARM Animals Raised Naturally

FARMSTOCK - Open House July 6

Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (845) 439-5561

Apple Bin Farm Market 180 Broadway, Ulster Park (845) 339-7229 BREAKFAST & LUNCH Fresh Locally Roasted Coffee Apple Cider Donuts • Fresh Baked Pies Thumanns Deli • Gluten Free Items U-PICK Local Honey, Maple Syrup, IN Biscotti, Pickles & more! OCTOBER Homegrown Apples, Pears, Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots & Plums Gift Items • Seasonal Items • Closed Tuesdays


Ask us how you can improve your woods and save on your taxes! Hancock, NY: (607) 637-4466 Balancing the needs of people and the environment since 1954! 11

Fieldstone Farm

See page 14 for more information about Fieldstone Farm.

Thirty years ago, we settled our young family on what is now Fieldstone Farm. Today, we spend long summer evenings with the Delaware River rambling in the distance and a growing herd of Black Angus roaming the pastures. There simply is nowhere more beautiful than Delaware County in the summer. That beauty is in every bite of food from this valley. Raised “the natural way,” Fieldstone Farms Black Angus are happy, healthy, pasture-raised and hormone-free. –Merry & David Rama

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FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Dancing Star Studio of Art and Craft

Katherine Somelofski 141 Upper Kennedy Heights Margaretville, NY 12455 (845) 586-1632 Katherine makes pure beeswax candles using beeswax from Catskill beekeepers. Hand-dipped and molded candles are available including: tapers, votives and tealights in seasonal and decorative designs. Candles are available direct from the artist’s website, at the artisan guilds in Margaretville and Oneonta and at local farm stands and markets.

Del-Rose Farm

The Farmer’s Wife Barb & Ernie Hanselman and Family 9635 County Highway 18 Bloomville, NY 13739 (607) 538-9633 Del-Rose Farm’s beginnings were as a 60-cow dairy. Today, in addition, the Hanselman family produces and sells sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, summer squashes, and pumpkins, Barb’s Brown Eggs, and The Farmer’s Wife Baked Goods. We encourage farm visits, give us a call! Produce available at our roadside stand in season. Baked goods available year round. The finest and freshest for you - with a little bit of love!

Dirty Girl Farm

Cyndi Wright 539 Perch Lake Road Andes, NY 13731 (845) 676-4000 Dirty Girl Farm, the only licensed goat milk dairy in Delaware County, began selling pasteurized goat milk and soft cheese in 2012. Today, the farm’s products can be found in various local retail outlets from the Catskills to the Hudson Valley. Friend your farmers at one of our upcoming on-farm events, or contact us for more information.

Earthly Remedies by Erin Erin Ethier 264 Main Street Richmondville, NY 12149 (518) 534-3003 All natural, chemical free, mostly

organic hand salves, hand creams, baby products, pet products and more. All made with beeswax, unrefined shea butter, a variety of organic essential oils, and organic herbs grown on premises. We also raise our own chickens for eggs and grow a large selection of produce. Stop by the house to pick up eggs and products. Please call ahead to make sure we have your order available.




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Christopher Kupec PO Box 128 22 Lasher Road Big Indian, NY 12410 (845) 254-9818 We are a gentleman’s farm located in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. Committed to food independence and sustainable horticultural practices since 1999, we grow a variety of hardy garden plants and grasses, cut flowers, ornamental annuals, heritage vegetables and offer fresh eggs from our free roaming hens. Landscape design and maintenance services available. Please check our website for open days or contact us for an appointment.

Elderberry Herb Farm, LLC

Julie & David Herzog 579 Engleville Road Sharon Springs, NY 13459 (518) 284-3727 Elderberry Herb Farm offers hand-crafted organically grown herbal products. We carry herbal teas, mulling spices, herbal seasonings, rubs for meat and fish, herbal pillows, potpourri, catnip toys, pure natural botanical mineral salts and creme parfums. Fresh elderberries are offered in-season, and dried elderberries are offered year round.

Eminence Road Farm Winery

Jennifer Clark & Andrew Scott 3734 Eminence Road Long Eddy, NY 12760 (845) 887-6280 Located in a mountain valley at the southern edge of Delaware County, Eminence Road Farm Winery is operated by Jennifer Clark and Andrew Scott. We

offer Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and more. All of our wine is naturally fermented and bottled by hand, unfined and unfiltered.

Eureka Market & Cafe

Jennifer Grimes 7991 State Route 55 Grahamsville, NY 12740 (845) 985-5116 Fresh-baked goodies; home-cooked food; locally-sourced produce, dairy and meats; and gourmet market goods, as well as a whole range of wonderful wares, from scented candles and pretty paper napkins, to wild iPad covers and colorful travel mugs.

Faraway Farm

Elizabeth & John Phillips PO Box 137 Roaring Brook Road Treadwell, NY 13846 (607) 829-3425 Rugs, socks, felted fabric products, longwool sheepskins from Romney and Lekester Sheep with exceptional quality fleeces, and dependable Chariot Sheep. Field-raised lamb meat at farm and retail locations. Sheep dogs: Border Collie pups and started dogs, training services, demonstrations at museums, schools, events. 13




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Fieldstone Farm

The Rama Family Back River Road Delhi, NY 13753 607-746-2666 914-720-1020 Fieldstone Farm produces happy, healthy pasture-raised and hormone-free Black Angus beef. For the past 30 years, the Rama Family has been committed to delivering quality in all they endeavor but most avidly in the food they produce. Proudly powered by solar energy. Available on-farm or from select retailers. See website for details.

Flaca Vaca Farm

Simon Martinez 581 Odell Lake Road Stamford, NY 12167 Family farm raising registered Red Polls and grass-fed beef on intensively managed pastures and dry forage. Red Polls thrive on pasture grasses and raise great calves, without the need for grains. They are raised organically, salt and kelp meal supplemented, with access to fields year-round. We offer retail cuts, including organ meats, bones and tallow, both at the farm and online.

Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard Bill Michaels 288 Goose Street

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Fly Creek, NY 13337 (800) 505-6455 Historic, water-powered cider mill on the banks of Fly Creek pressing fresh, sweet cider for 152 years, minutes from Cooperstown. Experience the Mill Marketplace’s daily tasting of over 40 specialty foods. Tour the Mill and relax with a farm-fresh lunch from the restaurant and bakery including ice cream delights and the famous cider float.

Fokish Farm

Katarina Isaksson & Hank Stahler 351 County Highway 14 Franklin, NY 13775 (607) 829-2721 An organic family-run farm featuring vegetables, herbs and flowers fresh harvested and home-delivered as well as an organic bakery producing over twenty varieties of breads sold by order and on summer Sundays at the Franklin Farmers Market and from the Fokish Breadmobile late Saturdays during the winter.

Fox Hollow Nursery Neil & Bonnie Monzeglio 2751 State Highway 23 West Oneonta, NY 13861 (607) 263-5764 Please come visit our self-serve farmstand located in the village of West Laurens on State Highway 23. We grow a large variety of vegetables. We also have balled and burlapped evergreens, spring and fall, and we have pre-cut, cut-yourown and live Christmas trees, as well as fresh-made wreaths and roping. Open 7 days a week from mid-June until Christmas Eve. Bring exact change.

Foxtail Community Farm Eric deLong 506 County Route 75 Greenville, NY 12083 (518) 966-8698 Foxtail is a family owned and operated diversified farm and 80 member CSA. We raise vegetables, fruit, flowers, herbs,

chickens and turkeys using sustainable agricultural practices. Sunday afternoon on-farm homesteading workshops, weekly newsletter, seasonal festivals and volunteer work opportunities. NOFA-NY Farmer’s Pledge. Know your farmer, know your food....make Foxtail your family’s farm!

Good Cheap Food

Faiga Brussel 53 Main Street Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-6562 We are a whole foods/specialty foods store that is proud to have the largest selection of local products in our area produce, dairy, meat, value-added items. We also sell books, stationary, toys and gift items. A friendly place to browse and get acquainted with our area.

Good Fields Farm

Mark Harvey 1277 Copes Corner Road South New Berlin, NY 13843 (607) 859-2227 Zephyr Dairy utilizes low input, sustainable, ecological management practices to produce grass-finished beef, pastured pork, goat milk and goat meat. All animals are humanely raised without antibiotics or hormones on certified organic pastures. The goat dairy is under construction. Aged raw milk cheese will be for sale the Summer of 2013.

Grand Gorge Garlic and Maple

Frederick Schukal PO Box 280 Grand Gorge, NY 12434 (631) 338-4996 At Grand Gorge Garlic and Maple we grow organic Italian shallots and six varietals of high-altitude garlic: Turban, Pskem, Bogatyr, Spanish Roja, Persian Star and Porcelain. We also produce ultra-pure, wood-fired artisanal maple syrup, free of diatomaceous earth, defoaming agents and reverse osmosis and bottled in Italian Glass.


Get your favorite Catskills products delivered right to your home; shop the online farmers’ market at Fibers, maple syrup and one-of-a-kind woodcrafted gift items and more, the Pure Catskills Marketplace showcases farm, food and wood products grown, raised and made throughout the region!

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Elderberry Herb Farm

See page 13 for more information about Elderberry Herb Farm.

Here at Elderberry Herb Farm, we believe in farming without the use of pesticides and artificial fertilizers, and we are working hard to return this old hops farm to agricultural use with organically grown herbs, hops and elderberries.   We take great pride and care in the   handcrafting, blending and packaging of each of our fragrant and flavorful herbal products.  We love what we do. –Julie & David Herzog

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FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Grandpa’s Garlic Gary Orton & Gale Sheradin 126 Budine Hill Road Walton, NY 13856 (607) 865-4811 Gary and Gale have been growing organic garlic in Walton for years. Something new this year is the best garlic scape pesto being made. Call us, we would be happy to supply you with some of our garlic or pesto. See you at the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival.

Greenane Farms

Patrick & Thanya Rider 5637 Turnpike Road Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-8878 A family farm practicing sustainable agriculture. Raising all-natural, pasture raised Angus beef, chicken and pheasant. Growing strawberries, raspberries, heirloom vegetables, herbs, annual and perennial flowers. Visit our Meridale Farm Store and our Garden Center at 196 County Road 10 Meridale, just 500 feet from State Route 28.

Grey Mouse Farm

Kathy Kreda 22 Grey Mouse Road Saugerties, NY 12477 (845) 246-3405 Homemade jam, pickles, relishes, dried veggies and fruits, lovingly produced on our farm. See our stands at the New York State Thruway rest areas, Plattekill, Malden, Ulster and Modena.

Gunhouse Hill Alpacas

Matt & Diane Taylor 5012 Gunhouse Hill Road South Kortright, NY 13842 (607) 652-9660 We are a family run farm breeding quality Alpacas from excellent bloodlines. Breeding stock as well as pet/fiber animals available for sale. We also sell beautiful Alpaca products, yarn, roving and raw fleece. Farm visits and small group tours by appointment.

Happy Herbs Soap at Two Crow Cottage Anita (Nina) Casamento PO Box 210 Burlingham, NY 12722 (845) 733-4577 Vegetable oils infused with my homeraised herbs are at the heart of my cold process soap. Exotic roots and resins, as well as my own herbs are used in my incense. Visit me at Goshen Farm Market and at events on the Grahamsville Fairgrounds.

Heather Ridge Farm Carol Clement 989 Broome Center Road Preston Hollow, NY 12469 (518) 239-6234 Grassfed beef, lamb, goat, pastured pork, chicken, turkeys and eggs. Our animals are lovingly raised in small groups without antibiotics or hormones, on pastures without chemicals. Animal Welfare approved. Honey, sheepskins, socks, cheese, maple syrup and baked goods. Scheduled farm tours and walking trails. Store and Bees Knees Cafe open weekends.

Hillhaven Farm Jane Jacobson Corner of Routes 23 and 10 Stamford, NY 12167 Small, family operated farm stand in the heart of Stamford. Whether it’s prolific plants, fresh produce or stunning holiday trees and wreaths you’re looking for, visit Hillhaven Farm.




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Hilly Acres Farm Tanya & Andy Hahn 97 Sander Road Jeffersonville, NY 12748 (845) 482-4296 Our farm specializes in raising Heritage pork, beef, poultry and lamb. We also have brown eggs daily. All the meats are available year round. We also have various livestock for sale. 17

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Bill & Carol Parker 127 Horton Road Jefferson, NY 12093 (607) 652-9450 Our family farm specializes in healthy, all-natural, pasture-raised meats and eggs from heritage breed pigs, turkeys and chickens. We have chosen heritage breeds for their quality and flavorful meats. Raw honey produced from chemical-free hives. Stop by and visit and get to know your local farmer.




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Hudson Valley Cattle Company

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Weinland Farms Homeraised Hereford Beef All Natural No Antibiotics No Hormones All Cuts Available Ready for your freezer

Hobart, NY (607) 538-9733

George Cubillas 8 Green Avenue Woodridge, NY 12789 (845) 434-4334 Wholesale food service distributor offering locally raised fancy natural beef to restaurants and stores. USDAinspected processing facility located in Sullivan County. Distributed by Nat Kagan meat and poultry, serving the Mid-Hudson region for over fifty years.

Hurds Family Farm

Susan Hurd 2187 State Route 32 Modena, NY 12548 (845) 883-7825 Harvest fun and memories! Family friendly, group tour destination. Open daily 9 am - 5 pm, Aug. 31 - Oct. 31. Hayrides, corn mazes, many delightful activities for children, pick-your-own berries, pumpkins, apples, tomatoes and more! NEW group campfire sites and Eco-trail! Historic barn selling local food and gifts. Cider/donuts. Open daily Nov. 29-Dec. 15 weekends for Christmas Trees.

Ideuma Creek Alpacas

John & Denise Jacobus 321 Ideuma Road Unadilla, NY 13849 (607) 563-9174 Ideuma Creek Alpacas is one of the area’s oldest and largest alpaca farms. We offer investment-quality breeding 18 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

stock from the best full Peruvian and Accoyo bloodlines in the country. Please visit us. Meet our herd, stroll through our gardens, shop at our farm store and learn more about this wonderful livestock investment opportunity.

Java Love Coffee Roasting Co.

Jodie Dawson 10 Horseshoe Lake Road PO Box 255 Kauneonga Lake, NY 12749 (845) 583-4082 Java Love Coffee Roasting Co., a local, artisan coffee roasting company, is committed to organic, fair trade, naturally farmed and Rainforest Alliance, specialty coffees from around the world. Java Love is environmentally friendly and composts 95% of its waste. Stop by the Kauneonga Lake store to buy coffee by the pound or a cup of hot love, buy online, or inquire about our wholesale program.

JJF Farm

John Verhoeven 2708 Route 23C East Jewett, NY 12424 (518) 589-5301 We are a Black Angus beef operation selling feeder calves and finished beef. Our beef herd is grass fed and grain finished. Cuts are available for sale at the farm. We freeze and cryovac the cuts for freshness.

Karin Ursula Landscapes

Karin Ursula Edmondson PO Box 46 West Kill, NY 12492 (917) 974-9883 Since 2007, I design, build and maintain beautiful, holistic landscapes for discerning residential commercial and non-profit clients in the Hudson Valley/ Catskill Mountains. Recognizing that plants are conscious living beings, I adhere to organic gardening practices to create landscapes that are natural, healthy (and sometimes edible!) and emphasize native plants and trees.


10 Horseshoe Lake Road, Kauneonga Lake, NY (5 miles from Bethel Woods, across from Fat Lady Cafe)

Retail (845) 583-4082 • Wholesale (845) 707-2589


Maple Syrup • Maple Cream Maple Confections Eggs & Goats for Sale Artisan Pottery WE SHIP!

All Natural & Awful Good!

Come visit & bring the kids!

A family business, Roxbury Mountain Maple is now in its third year of operation. Along with his wife, eight children, friends and neighbors, owner Dave Holscher boils the sap from over 150 acres of sugar maples on his Hobart, NY farm in a beautiful state-of-the-art sugarhouse. A family-run farm in the heart of the Catskills 750 Roxbury Mountain Road, Hobart, NY • (607) 538-1500 19

Beaverkill Valley Inn

Country French English Cottage

The BVI welcomes guests to stay in a historic 19-room inn, dine on a meal featuring fresh, locally-sourced menu selections. Private water for fly fishing on the legendary Beaverkill River. Hiking, biking, cross country skiing trails. Tennis, billiards, indoor pool, fitness center. Weddings, family and corporate 845-439-4844 groups welcome.

7 Barnhart Rd Lew Beach, NY 12758

The Sheep’s Nest 45 Main Street, Hobart, NY 607-214-0050

The Jefferson Historical Society with North Road Stables and the N.Y.S. Pony Pull Association presents

North Road Stables

460 North Road, Jefferson

All Day Event

Sunday, July 21 Come Enjoy

“A Taste of Jefferson” RAIN OR SHINE!

Please visit Schoharie County Tourism at or call 800-41-VISIT.

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FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Keep It Green Acres

(845) 802-4098 NY’s only “Cow to Cone” gelato! Our whole milk “ice cream” starts straight from our grazing cows each morning. The milk is still warm as we begin making this delicious, all-natural treat right in our creamery in our historic barn. We use only NY fruits, honey, berries, spirits and chocolates. Check our website for more info on farmers’ markets, retail locations and on-farm events.

meats, free-range poultry, general grocery and flowers. Our cafe serves locally roasted organic and fair trade coffee and tea. Enjoy our creative farm fresh breakfast and lunch menu. Sandwiches, salads, soups are prepared daily with local seasonal ingredients. We bake our fresh breads on site. Come visit us in the beautiful and quaint town of Livingston Manor, New York. You’ll be delighted and amazed at our offerings. We look forward to serving you soon.

Marty & Thelma Kiernan 1308 Bruynswick Road Gardiner, NY 12525 (845) 255-5995 Kiernan Farm offers all cuts of beef. You may purchase any amount from one pound to hundreds of pounds. We take orders by phone or e-mail for pick up at our farm. We use no steroids or antibiotics in our daily program. Our beef, predominantly Angus-Hereford crosses, are finished only on green pastures of mixed grasses on the picturesque Gardiner beef belt of the Shawangunk Valley in southern Ulster County. Our products are also available at farmers’ markets listed on our website.

Liddle Farm Inc.

Majestic Farm

Holley White & Richard Giles 35796 State Highway 10 Hamden, NY 13782 (607) 746-9898 Lucky Dog Farm Store is a Delaware County destination loved for its circa 1870 general store ambiance, great local food, cozy café and seasonal organic produce grown on our farm. We also offer bulk foods, cheeses, local meats, baked goods, collectibles, vintage clothing and more.

Tara & John Collins PO Box 125 Meridale, NY 13806 (607) 643-5148 Cooking herbs and perennial plants. Call for availability. Also available to assist with grant-writing, marketing strategies, applications and set-up.

Kiernan Farm

La Basse Cour Farm Store and Bed & Breakfast Diane Frances & Larry Hepner 3228 Gunhouse Hill Road South Kortright, NY 13842 (607) 538-9707 La Basse Cour is a small family farm in balance with nature. Our rich soil grows nutritious fruits and vegetables and nurtures pasture for our livestock and habitat for wildlife. Stay in our lovingly restored Greek Revival farmhouse year ‘round, explore the farmstead and enjoy delicious homemade breakfasts. Our on-farm store offers our eggs, produce, baked goods and jams, and local cheese, honey, maple syrup and artisan crafts.

Lazy Crazy Acres Jake & Karen Fairbairn 59 Rider Hollow Road Arkville, NY 12406

Richard & Jenny Liddle Bragg Hollow Road Halcottsville, NY 12438 (607) 326-4253 On the verdant slopes of the Catskill Mountains, we produce 100% grass-fed, grass-finished, hormone-and antibioticfree, delicious lean beef. Our beef is aged to perfection to insure great flavor and tenderness. Available by the piece, half or whole, Liddle Farm beef is USDA inspected. Call for details.

Lucky Dog Farm

Main Street Farm and Cafe 36 Main Street Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (845) 439-4309 Serving the Western Catskills, Main Street Farm market and cafe, features the best local seasonal organic produce, dairy, eggs, American farmstead cheese, fresh baked goods, meadow-raised

Sara & Brett Budde 134 Majestic Road Mountaindale, NY 12763 (917) 566-6120 Majestic is a small family run farm operated by Sara and Brett Budde and Michelle Lipari. We produce pasture raised poultry and eggs, hogs and lambs. We specialize in Heritage breed animals including Kathadin and Dorper lambs and English Large Black pigs. Our products are sold on the farm, at Farmers’ Markets, and by mail order. We offer cuts and also have available whole and half animals.

Maple Shade Farm Jay & Abby Wilson and Family 2066 County Highway 18 Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-8866 Historic Maple Shade Farm in Delhi, NY offers country fun for everyone. Farm market open from early July through December. Local produce, meat, cheese, apples, cider, syrup, antiques, gifts and more. Pick-your-own pumpkins, a corn maze, wagon rides, and farm animals September through October. Holiday trees and wreaths in December. Activities and educational farming fun indoors and out. Food and baked goods available. Come enjoy the stonewalls, streams and scenic views on our 200-acre farm. Check out our website and Facebook page for special events and details. 21

Organic Nectars

See page 24 for more information about Organic Nectars.

At Organic Nectars, we love creating delicious gourmet sweets and treats using only premium quality raw, vegan, organic, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, low-glycemic ingredients. And operating in this region is ideal, with its unparalleled charm, appreciation for natural and organic products, affordable real estate and proximity to our NY metro customer.  With the increasing number of health and dietary challenges so many people are facing, including diabetes, obesity, gluten and dairy intolerance, we believe it’s more important than ever to rethink what we eat and choose more plant-based foods.  Re-inventing classic favorites like gelato and chocolate from kinder, gentler and more nutritious and digestable raw materials, using minimal heat and hand-crafted processes, is our focus and our passion! –Lisa Protter

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FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Maple Shade Farm Market at Margaretville Jay & Abby Wilson and Family 213 Fair Street (on the corner of Route 28 & 30) Margaretville, NY 12455 (607) 435-5382 Farm market open from early April through December. Local produce, meat, cheese, baked goods, apples, cider, syrup, honey, gifts, antiques and more. Holiday trees, wreaths and gift baskets in December. Check our website and Facebook Page for special events and market details.

Maplewood Farm & Orchard Duane & Karen LaFever Back River Road Bloomville, NY 13739 (607) 746-6339 Making maple syrup is a family tradition, three generations strong at Maplewood Farm and Orchard. Our Sugar Bushes are in Delaware County, New York, between the East and West branches of the Delaware River, in the Western Catskill Mountains. We work to bring you the finest Maple Syrup and syrupbased foods. Once you’ve tasted our real Maple Syrup, you won’t be satisfied with anything less!

Maynard Farms Thomas Maynard 326 River Road Ulster Park, NY 12487 (845) 331-6908 An extremely diversified fruit, berry and vegetable farm. We are a 100% growyour-own farm; if it’s on our table, it’s from our farm. Our goal is to provide you with the freshest and tastiest produce available. Constantly changing, constantly improving.

Meridale Farm Store Patrick & Thanya Rider 196 County Road 10 (500 feet from corner of State Route 28) Meridale, NY 13806 Enjoy a wide selection of locally produced farm products and gifts at the Meridale Farm Store. U-pick strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and pumpkins in season. Greenane All-Natural Angus Beef, chicken and eggs year round. Hay rides, fishing for the kids and picnics for the whole family. Also at the same location visit the Greenane Garden Center which offers a large selection of flowers, herbs and garden vegetables. We have something for everyone.




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Willy & Joan Bruneau 2274 State Highway 166 Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607) 547-8212 An apple orchard offering a “Fruit CSA,” “Rent-An-Apple-Tree,” and “Pick Your Own.” Pick-Your-Own commences early July with raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, then apples and pumpkins until the end of October. Twenty-eight apple varieties. Save a Farm... Eat An Apple!

Millbrook Maple Jody Condon 44911 Route 28 Arkville, NY 12406 (845) 586-6200 Millbrook Maple uses the latest technology to produce delicious maple products. We use a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system to make the process environmentally friendly by decreasing our fuel consumption by 80%! Please visit our store in Arkville for maple syrup, cream and sugar along with other local treats and crafts.

Mother Earth’s Storehouse 440 Kings Mall Court, Route 9W Kingston, NY 12401 (845) 336-5541 Hudson Valley’s Organic Grocer in Saugerties: 246-9614; Kingston: 336-5541; Poughkeepsie: 296-1069. Locally owned health food and vitamin

supplements stores in the Hudson Valley. Featuring all-natural and organic food, cheeses, dairy products, bulk raw and dry goods, locally-grown produce and food products, deli, meats and pet food.

Mountain Yarns Tina Harp 746 Binnekill Square Margaretville, NY 12455 (845) 586-1811 Looking for inspiration? Locally handspun and hand-painted yarns, spinning fibers, hand-dyed rug hooking wools and our “Catskillwear” collection contains the perfect gift ideas for items locally made in the Catskills. Our complete yarn store is open Thursday - Monday 10 am - 3:30 pm. Experience Fiber Arts through demonstrations, classes and assistance.

Muthig Farm Raymond & Dorothy Muthig 681 Muthig Road Parksville, NY 12786 (845) 292-7838 Four generations of making maple syrup, maple cream and maple jelly. We sell at the Liberty Farmer’s Market and The Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods. We also sell from the farm, but please call first. 23

Black Willow Pond Farm Photo by Heather Lasky Photography

The Old Schoolhouse Inn  A feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds. Serving lunch and dinner everyday except Monday starting at 11:30 am. Fabulous shrimp salad bar included with all dinners. Featuring all natural, grass fed Texas Longhorn beef. Also serving local beer and wine, bread and seasonal produce. Cocktail lounge and outdoor dining. Wedding and banquet facilities available.

Nectar Hills Farm

Sonia Sola 393 Peeters Road Schenevus, NY 12155 (607) 638-5758 Certified organic farm that provides grass-fed highland beef and lamb, certified biodynamic produce, raw honey and, from our rolling fields to your home, sheepskin fashion and decorative accessories.

Neversink Farm

Conor Crickmore 1150 Hunter Road Claryville, NY 12725 (845) 985-2519 Neversink Farm is a small certified organic farm which practices sustainable human-scale agriculture. We farm without tractors. Our focus is on premium quality vegetables which we produce year round. We also produce cut flowers, honey, eggs and pork. Our fully stocked farm store is open Tuesday through Sunday, May through September.

The Olde Corner Store 28218 STATE HIGHWAY 206, DOWNSVILLE, NY 13755 (607) 363-7814

Joy Heckman 133 Factory Street Gallupville, NY 12073 (518) 872-1610 Offering local necessities and specializing in bulk foods and deli specials, The Olde Country Store is open Monday-Saturday, 7 am – 7 pm.

organic nectars

Lisa Protter Box 158 Malden, NY 12453 (845) 246-0506 Multi-award winning producer of raw, vegan, organic gourmet frozen dessert 24 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

(Cashewtopia gelato), chocolate bars, agave syrups, coconut sugar and superfood ingredients – all low-glycemic and free of dairy, gluten, soy, refined sugar, GMOs and peanuts. Everything hand-crafted in Saugerties.

Painted Goat Farm

Ilyssa Berg & Javier Flores 371 Mittedorf Road Garrattsville, NY 13342 (607) 321-3191 We are a forage-based goat dairy producing artisanal cheeses. We do everything on-site: from milk to cheese to aging. Natural, healthy, rich, tangy, creamy, earthy, milky, fudgey, nutty... fresh and cave-aged. Available locally at the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, Cooperstown Natural Foods, Oneonta Green Earth, Good Cheap Food, Lucky Dog Farm, Last Chance Cheese and Annutto’s Farm Stand.

Peck and Potter Farm

1056 Peck Street Jefferson, NY 12093 (607) 652-2107 Peck and Potter Farm is a small farm tucked into a corner of Mount Jefferson. We grow greens and assorted heirloom vegetables in naturally maintained soil. Our free-range chickens patrol the flower garden and produce delicious brown eggs. Baked goods, made with local dairy and fruit products, are available on request.

Promisedland Farm

Catharina Kessler 2714 Houghtaling Hollow Road East Meredith, NY 13757 (607) 436-9095 Grass-fed beef (whole or half). Grass-fed lamb (90-100 lbs.). Hand-knit, Swedish-style wool hats and mittens from my own farm.

Prospect Hill Orchards

Judy & Steven Clarke 40 Clarkes Lane Milton, NY 12547 (845) 795-2383 Family-run farm featuring high-quality fruits is season. U-pick weekends only, 9 am - 4 pm. Pick sweet and sour cherries from mid-June to about July 10. Peaches and nectarines available August weekends. Tree-ripened apples, Bosc pears and pumpkins ready midSeptember to mid-October. A minimarket features fresh cider, jams, apple cider donuts, pies and cookies, hot spiced cider and coffee. Check website for current picking dates. The Rich Family Farm has existed for over 100 years and five generations. We offer fresh brown eggs from cage-free, roaming hens. Our restored farmhouse is available as a vacation rental. Located along the beautiful Back River Road and the Catskill Scenic Trail, with eggs available year-round and vegetables (no chemicals) in-season.

Riverdale Farm and Forest

Willard, Ronald & Gideon Frisbee 48018 State Highway 10 Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-3668 Riverdale Farm and Forest is operated by three generations of the Frisbee family.

We specialize in producing pure maple syrup, grass-fed beef, fresh brown eggs and pastured pork. Call or stop by the farm, located four miles east of Delhi.

Robson’s Christmas Trees

Gary & MJ Robson 2425 Jim Lane Road Corner of McNaught Hill & Jim Lane Road Bovina Center, NY 13740 (607) 832-4306 Enjoy an outing to pick your Christmas tree at our choose-and-cut farm. We have: 5-10 foot Farzer, Concolor, Grand, Balsam Fir and Blue Spruce trees, wreaths, kissing balls and center pieces. Open Fri. - Sun., Thanksgiving to Christmas or by appointment.

Kim Capicchioni Abe Boice Rd Walton, NY 13856 (607) 865-5738 (914) 799-1896 A family farm specializing in segregating the different seasonal raw honey available in upstate NY with careful bee yard placement, away from agricultural and industrial practices. We offer raw spring, summer, fall honey, comb, bee pollen and propolis. We attend the Rock Hill and Callicoon Farmers’ Markets.

Raven’s Roost Farm

Ross & Lizzy Burnell 213 Sunset Hill Road Hannacroix, NY 12087 (518) 731-2536 Raven’s Roost is a small family farm where we use intensive rotational grazing practices to raise a flock of Icelandic sheep and pastured poultry. We strive for self-sufficiency and sustainability. Chicken, eggs and woolen products are some of our specialties. Spinners, felters and knitters should visit our site.

Rich Farm

Scott & Eleanor Jensen 13075 County Highway 18 Hobart, NY 13788 (607) 538-1371


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Rockwell Mountain Farm

Colleen & Patrick Rockwell 564 Moxley Street Jefferson, NY 12093 (607) 435-9884 Where we bring you “a little taste of home.” Our family farm offers naturally raised poultry, eggs, homemade jams/jellies and artisan breads.

Root ‘N Roost Farm

Sean Zigmund & Cheyenne Miller 64 Mineral Springs Road Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (845) 292-9126 We are a diversified, permaculture-based farm, producing vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, poultry (chicken, duck, turkey), chicken and duck eggs, whole pigs, piglets, chicks, crafts and baked goods. Available at our farm-stand, our CSA, and several natural food stores in Sullivan County, NY.

Rosebrook Elk Farm

Everett & Delores Yerdon 179 Ziefle Road Roseboom, NY 13450 (607) 264-3947 Rosebrook Elk Farm is located 12 miles NE of Cooperstown, 6 miles from historic Cherry Valley. Elk Meat for sale/individual cuts. Naturally grown, low in calories, fat and cholesterol - high in protein

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- a healthy red meat choice. Antlers on display/for sale. Visit the farm and view these majestic animals.

Rosehaven Alpacas

Michele Armour & Rob Bruce 540 County Route 164 Callicoon, NY 12723 (845) 887-6801 Rosehaven Alpacas based in Callicoon, NY across from the Villa Roma Country Club. We specialize in Huacaya alpacas for everyone from farm startups to pet quality. We have champion herdsires. We are striving for locally made, as well as Made in America, products from the exquisitely fine fiber of our alpacas.

Roxbury Mountain Maple

David Holscher 750 Roxbury Mountain Road Hobart, NY 13788 (607) 538-1500 A family business, Roxbury Mountain Maple is now in its second year of operation. Along with his wife, eight children, friends and neighbors, owner Dave Holscher boils the sap from over 90 acres of sugar maples on his Hobart, NY farm in a brand new state-of-the-art sugar house.

RSK Farm

Robert & Sandy Kiley 13255 Route 23A Prattsville, NY 12468 (518) 299-3198 Farm stand open mid July-November 30th. Growing summer and fall vegetables, sweet corn, tomatoes, mixed lettuce, cucumbers, peppers, eggplant, melons, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, zucchini, heirloom potatoes (red norlands, carolas, fingerlings, Adirondak Blues), winter squashes, pumpkins, apples, gourds, Indian corn, corn stalks, beautiful mums. Local fruits, honey and maple syrup.

Russells Products & Produce Renwick Russell 4919 County Highway 21 Walton, NY 13856 (607) 865-4018 Home grown and local fruit and vegetable produce. Open Monday Saturday, July through October. Closed Sundays.

Rusty Plough Farm

Oleh & Nadia Maczaj 331 Dowe Road Ellenville, NY 12428 (845) 647-6911 Small, family-run farm; NOFA-NY certified organic; vegetables, country bouquets, wild blueberries, seedlings, honey; tasty greens all season long; the best green and yellow beans; fresh eggs from outdoor hens; Kingston Farmers’ Markets (Saturdays); CSA with choice through Rondout Valley Organics.

SaJoBe Farms

Beth & Donald Conklin 286 Hoyt Road Walton, NY 13856 (607) 865-4802 Located in Walton, we have been raising the finest meats and poultry for the past 20 years. We currently offer lamb, pork, beef and eggs.

Sap Bush Hollow Farm

Adele Hayes 1314 West Fulton Road Warnerville, NY 12187 (518) 234-2105 Our beef and lamb are 100% grass-fed, and all of our animals are pasture-raised with no antibiotics or hormones. We hand-cut our superb beef, lamb, pork and poultry right here on the farm and we make our own line of 14 amazing sausage varieties.

Sara’s Sugar Shack

John & Sara Diehl 34 Hubbard Road Callicoon, NY 12723 (845) 887-5308 Pure New York maple syrup and maple cream. Saphouse located on Gabel road. Call to schedule a visit.



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ShanDott Farm

JoAnn Baker 16869 State Highway 8 Masonville, NY 13804 (607) 265-3403 Farm raised eggs, poultry (chickens, ducks, guinea fowl, turkeys) and rabbits. Processing available.

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Shaul Farms, Inc.

3436 State Route 30 Fultonham, NY 12071 (518) 827-5750 Shaul Farms, Inc. is a family farm, which has been operating in the Valley for nearly 300 years. Since 1934, the family has been growing and selling homegrown fresh vegetables that are picked daily. 300 Kings Mall Ct KINGSTON 336-5541

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6 each or 3 for $16 – Martini & Nightly Cocktail Specials


SEAFOOD, STEAKS & LOCAL PRODUCE New American Cuisine & Nightly Specials Outdoor deck dining overlooking the stream, candlelight or casual fare with Black Angus burgers in the tavern. 22 Rooms, some with balconies. Swimming pool, tennis court, campfire and hiking trails. WIFI and Cellular Service Open Wednesday thru Saturday 4pm 178 Rte 42 (half mile off Rte 28), Shandaken, NY (845) 688-2505

The Hill Family 310 Shaver Road Harpersfield, NY 13786 (607) 652-6792 Maple syrup and a wide variety of other maple products including cream, sugar, granulated, tea, lollipops, jelly, maple coated peanuts, popcorn, maple mustard and toppings. Visit our country gift shop open year round. Tours given and group tours are welcome.

Shea Farms Store

The Shea Family 452 Shea Road Long Eddy, NY 12760 (845) 887-6546 America’s oldest business is family farming. One family, many products. Home of the 100% grass-fed beef and lamb (whole, half or cuts). Pastured poultry, eggs, pastured pork (whole, half, cuts or BBQ piglets). Maple syrup, honey and beeswax candles. Waste Not Want Not natural homemade soap. Natural washed and unwashed wool.

The Sheep’s Nest

8373 State Route 28 ~ Big Indian, NY

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Kimberly Whritner 45 Main Street Hobart, NY 13788 (607) 214-0050 An English cottage designed and built by us after an inspiring trip to England. Inside you will find wonderful embellishments for your home. Custom kitchen cabinetry, concept wine cellar, handmade and vintage items, cheese, bread and jam as well as wool products from our Shetland sheep are just a few of the things you will find here.

Sheepy Valley Farm

Kate Henderson 191 County Route 360 Medusa, NY 12120 (518) 239-6238 A small family farm, located in the Catskills since 1979, raising heritage breed Horn Dorset and Icelandic/ Romney sheep. We also keep honey 28 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S bees and free-range chickens. Our products include farm-raised lamb meat, breeding stock, wool yarn, wool blankets, sheepskins, honey, beeswax candles and cage-free chicken eggs.

Sherman Hill Farmstead

Linda Smith & Morgan George 9626 County Highway 21 Franklin, NY 13775 (607) 829-8852 We are a family owned, sustainable farm producing goat’s milk cheeses since 1993. In the fall of 2010 we added cow’s milk cheeses - both fresh and aged including several raw milk varieties. Find our cheeses at area farmers’ markets, local stores, or at the farm. Visit us at Sherman Hill Farmstead Facebook page.

Silver Heights Farm

Trina Pilonero 7381 Route 52 PO Box 48 Cocheton Center, NY 12727 (845) 482-3608 Specializes in heirloom and openpollinated and unusual vegetable transplants, herbs and flower transplants suited for the Catskills. Certified organic. Over 300 varieties of tomatoes. Open Thursday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm; by chance Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am - 3 pm. Closed Sundays.

Slickepott Fudge Sauce

Ian Lamont 1100 Rosa Circle Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 437-9916 Slickepott: funny Swedish name, serious chocolate fudge sauce. This velvety ganache is made from all-natural ingredients and over fifty years of family tradition. Cooked in small, hand-made batches, Slickepott Fudge Sauce contains NYS cream and butter and no corn syrup, preservatives or fillers. New! Slickepott Caramel Sauce with sea salt and vanilla bean! The perfect gift or personal indulgence!

Slope Farms

Ken & Linda Jaffe 2227 Turnpike Road East Meredith, NY 13753 (607) 746-6303 We produce grass-fed, grass-finished beef. Our beef is supplied to NYC restaurants, retail stores and butcher shops and regionally. We deliver weekly, all year round. Our cattle eat only pasture grasses, water and minerals, are hormone and antibiotic free, never see a feedlot, and are federally inspected. We can deliver in bulk to NYC to wholesale customers or individuals, or in smaller amounts locally. And if you call first, our beef is available retail from the farm.

SMI Farms

Dominic & Jeanette Siniscalchi 6900 State Highway 206 Masonville, NY 13804 (607) 865-5032 A small family farm situated on busy State Highway 206 (near B.O.C.E.S.). We feature black Angus beef for your freezer or stock, grass-fed and corn finished. Kid goats for meat, piglets and free-range brown eggs. All animals are naturally raised, hormone and antibiotic free. Call or stop by, visitors welcome.

Snowdance Farm

Marc & Susan Jaffe 218 Knickerbocker Road Livingston Manor, NY 12758 (845) 439-5561 Family-run farm specializing in pastured poultry, pastured pigs, beef, goat and more. Visits and sales off the farm welcome, but call first.

Social Entrepreneurship Network

Alison Keehn 6 North Derby Road Springfield, NJ 07081 (917) 280-2414 Affordable business support for rural entrepreneurs in sustainable agriculture, the environment and the arts. Private and non-profit business consulting. No business is too small! Assistance with marketing, finance, expansion, office management, legal, accounting, zoning,

business plans, etc. I’ll come to your home or business. Based in Prattsville. Buy local!

Soons Orchards

Sharon Soons 23 Soons Circle New Hampton, NY 10958 (845) 374-5471 Apple picking and more! Homegrown apples, peaches, nectarines, vegetables, pumpkins and sweet corn. Sample our peanut butter, applesauce and apple cider. Famous apple cider donuts and pies from scratch. Monthly farm dinner. Kid friendly U-Pick apple orchard open weekends Labor Day - Oct; U-Pick pumpkins too! Visit us and taste the difference.

Spring Lake Farm

Ingimundur Kjarval & Temma Bell 332 Hayes Road Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-2471 Spring Lake Farm specializes in pastured pork and 100% grass-fed beef and lamb, which are raised and finished on grasses from our farm. Our meat is free of antibiotics or added hormones. We invite you to taste the difference. We offer delivery of frozen meats locally and to NYC.

Stone & Thistle Farm

Tom & Denise Warren 1211 Kelso Road East Meredith, NY 13757 (607) 278-5800 Grass-fed lamb, goat, pork, beef, poultry, rabbits and eggs and goat milk products are raised and made on our family farm located in a lush, quiet valley in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains in central New York state. Farm store open year round 7 days. Farm programs such as Farmer for a Day and butchering and agriculture workshops. Cooking workshops in the farm’s restaurant Fable=farm+table. Saturday night dining and Sunday brunch. B & B and Farm Stay open year round. Farm tours on select Sundays only at 11 am. 29

Greenane Farms

See page 17 for more information about Greenane Farms.

We are a family farm producing wholesome, natural and safe food for our family and our customers. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, in-laws and the children, all play a part at the farm. We left our international jobs and moved to these beautiful mountains 10 years ago to raise a family, and sustainably and humanely, produce Angus cattle and quickly learned that the first step in sustainable agriculture is to be profitable enough to continue doing it again next year.  To do so, we have diversified into organic poultry, vegetable crops, a strawberry, raspberry and blackberry orchard, a garden center and a farm store.  It’s a lot of work, but the results are good for our family and our customers. –Patrick & Thanya Rider 30 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Stoneledge Farm

Pete & Deborah Kavakos 359 Ross Ruland Road South Cairo, NY 12482 (518) 622-3003 Stoneledge Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm. We offer CSA shares in Greene County, the Hudson Valley region, metropolitan New York City and Connecticut.

Stony Creek Farm

Kate & Dan Marsiglio 1738 Freer Hollow Road Walton, NY 13856 (607) 821-4089 We are a small family farm located just off the Franklin-Walton Road. We raise pastured turkeys, broilers, pigs, eggs and a wide variety of organic vegetables. All of our animals and vegetables are grown naturally. We sell direct from the farm. Please call or stop by!

Sugar Ridge Farm

Tina Shields 104 Parker Road New Lisbon, NY 13415 (607) 263-5203 Sugar Ridge Farm is 80 acres in Otsego County where we raise hay, sweet corn and other vegetables, and raise and board dairy heifers. I sell produce and baked goods at the Morris Farm Market and also do private sales at the farm.

Sunflower Natural Foods

75 Mill Hill Road Woodstock, NY 12498 (845) 679-5361 Sunflower Natural Foods is a complete natural foods market. We carry certified organic produce, organic milk, cheese and eggs, a wide range of non-irradiated herbs and spices, plus a large selection of natural and organic products. We also have a vitamin supplement department and homeopathic remedies. Open daily 9 am - 9 pm. Sundays 10 am- 7 pm.

Sunny Acres Farm Jim & Debbie Taylor 433 Flats Road Athens, NY 12015

(518) 945-2745 A six-generation family farm, established in 1897, located in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley. We are raising our herd of meat goats on a pasture-based management system, hormone-free and naturally raised. Market animals and breeding stock available. Call or visit our website for availability.


Caroline Foote 183 Main Street Sharon Springs, NY 13459 (518) 284-2412 A one-of-a-kind local market offering local and organic bulk foods, meats, produce, cheese, health and beauty products, yarn, art work and much more. Stop by and have a seat to enjoy a fresh cup of organic coffee or tea along with fresh baked bread, sweat treats or drink fresh-made juice. Open year round. Owners Caroline Foote and Theresa Johnson look forward to meeting you!

Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes Studio

Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes 424 Carr George Road Denver, NY 12421 (607) 326-7662 BRING HOME THE COLORS OF THE CATSKILLS™ My hand dyed and spun yarns of Shetland Wool, Alpaca and Angora Rabbit are available for sale for knitting and crocheting projects (ask about my Weekend Craft Kits). These yarns are used in my handmade shawls, lap blankets, scarves, pillows; other unique home accessories are 100% cotton placemats and table runners for every day, holidays and wedding gifts.

Terrace Mountain Orchard

Terrace Mountain Road Schoharie, NY 12157 (518) 295-8212 Sixteen varieties of fine healthy apples. Pick-your-own or already picked. Wholesale and retail. Cider donuts, coffee, cider, pies and other good stuff. Open 7 days a week September through

November. Mon - Fri 10 am - 5 pm. From Route 30 South take a right on Bridge Street.

Thorn-Ridge Farm

The Huneke Family 3390 Elk Creek Road Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-7129 We offer a variety of fresh, naturally grown cut flowers and herbs.

Thunder View Farms

The Coombe Family 407 South Hill Road Grahamsville, NY 12740 (845) 985-2189 Thunder View Farms is a beef and crop farm owned and operated by the Coombe family for over 50 years! Our purebred Black Angus cattle are raised on our hilltop grass and then finished with corn. Our beef is delicious and all-natural, contains no hormones, antibiotics or other additives, and is available for your home freezer. Available at the farm. Quality beef nurtured by our family for yours.

Tir na nOg

Daniel & Helen Flaherty 4777 East River Road Walton, NY 13856 (607) 865-8414 Meadow-raised lamb; free-range pork; pure virgin wool blankets available at Good Cheap Food in Delhi and Lucky Dog Farm Store in Hamden.

Tonjes Farm Dairy

Mary & Tim Tonjes 188 Tonjes Road Callicoon, NY 12723 (845) 482-5971 Tonjes Farm has been producing quality milk for 60 years. In 2003, we began transforming that great tasting milk into great tasting cheese! Whole, non-homogenized milk, fresh products including greek yogurt and five aged raw milk cheeses, including a creamy blue! Find us at Sullivan County markets and retail stores, Union Square. 31

FA R M S & R E TA I L M E M B E R S Vita’s Farm and Garden Market 4789 State Route 52 Jeffersonville, NY 12748 (845) 482-5776 Vegetable and bedding plants, hanging baskets, potted plants and perennials. Soils, mulch and other gardening materials. In-season local produce, baked goods, candy bouquets, local syrup, cider and honey, unique crafts and gift items plus flea market finds.

Vly Creek Maple Farm Ronald Morse 2470 County Highway 37 Fleischmanns, NY 12430 (845) 254-4283 Pure maple syrup, maple cream and maple candy and granulated sugar. Visit our roadside stand and sap house open most days, all year. Maple open house in March.

Wades Towne and Country Florist and Gift Shoppe

Mischell Wade 81 Main Street Stamford, NY 12167 (607) 652-2500 Wades is a full service florist offering creative designs. Specializing in weddings, using local products when available, for the natural look. We grow

many of our own summer florals right on our own farm. Wades also offers other local products. Stop in or call. We are a small family business offering personal service.

Weinland Farms

Linda Weinmann 143 Townbrook Road Hobart, NY 13788 (607) 538-9733 Family owned Hereford beef farm. Our animals graze on lush green pastures throughout summer, and in winter, on hay from our hay fields. Selling quarter, halves and whole animals. Also individual cuts available.

Wellington’s Herbs & Spices

Carolyn & Frederick Wellington 649 Rickard Hill Road Schoharie, NY 12157 (518) 295-7366 A sought after farm/tourist destination featuring a quaint country store, tearoom, art exhibit facility, stocked ponds and spectacular herb and flower gardens. Merchandise includes fresh and dried herbs, unusual vegetables, antique furniture and tools, gift baskets, herb and herb products, collectibles, imported teas, aromatherapy, small animals. An incomparable farm/tourist experience.


FARM Fresh Local Organic Exit 96, Rt. 17 36 Main St. Livingston Manor -Market & Cafe-

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Willow Wisp Organic Farm Greg Swartz 25 Stone House Road Damascus, PA 18415 (570) 224-8013 We grow a diverse mix of vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. Tended with care, our valley bottom soil grows delicious and nutrient-dense produce. Join our year-round CSA (summer shares and winter shares). We sell at the Callicoon Farmers’ Market, Barryville Farmers’ Market and local retail stores. Wholesale inquires welcome.

Will-O-Wool Sheep Farm Gail Carbone & Douglas Duchesneau 153 Gabel Road Callicoon, NY 12723 (845) 887-6383 We raise Border Leicester and Black Welsh Mountain sheep specializing in fine wool products offering raw fleece, roving, batting and handspun yarn in white and natural colors. Specialty handmade products include 100% wool dryer balls, lanolin hand cream, body lotion, lip balm and soap. Quality sheep available for starter flocks.

Pure Mountain


South Cairo, NY 12482 518-622-3003

A family farm for 25 years offering spring, summer & fall honey.

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Craig, Morgan & Jimmy Visit us at the Callicoon & Rock Hill Farmers Markets Walton, NY (607) 865-5738 • (914) 799-1896

Ideuma Creek Alpacas Breeding Investment Quality Alpacas from Accoyo Bloodlines

Producing Luxurious Alpaca Products from Elite Fleece John & Denise Jacobus Unadilla, New York (607) 563-9174 33


See page 29 for more information about Slickepott.

If you smile when you taste one of our sauces, we’ve succeeded. We use old-fashioned ingredients and techniques, so the Slickepott experience is often very nostalgic for people. Similarly, this region - with the rolling hills, small villages, and tight-knit communities - is kind of like Tolkien’s Shire: you just know that it’s home. We are very blessed to be living and doing business here. –Ian Lamont

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Community Supported Agriculture Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, is an increasingly popular way to strengthen your connection with a farm in your community. Members of a CSA receive a regular, often weekly, box of vegetables after purchasing a share in the farm each spring. Many farms offer optional add-on shares of local products including fruit, flowers and eggs. Find additional contact information and farm details under their complete farm listing found throughout the Guide.

BIG SKY FARM Schenevus

Pick up in Cooperstown. Optional egg, meat and cider shares. Contact Vali or Marybeth at (607) 638-9016 or


Pick-up on farm in Bovina. Our work is to provide the highest quality organic food to our communities. Contact Steve at (607) 832-4216 or


Offering two sizes of produce shares through host sites in the Capital District and on the farm in Greenville. Contact Eric at (518) 966-8698 or


Chicken and mixed-meat boxes available as five and 12-month shares or through monthly subscriptions. Pick up at the farm, Saugerties Farmers’ Market or Medusa General Store. Contact

Carol at (518) 239-6234 or


A credit-style CSA offering meats, eggs, honey and vegetables. Visit for specifics. Contact Sonia at (607) 6385758 or


Pick up at the farmstand on Saturdays. Certified Organic. Optional flower and egg shares. Contact Conor at (845) 985-2519 or

ROOT N’ ROOST FARM Livingston Manor

On-farm pick up Friday and Saturday. Delivery option available. Summer and winter shares available. Poultry and egg discounts available to CSA members. Contact Sean at (845) 292-9126 or


Multi-farm collaborative; choice of pick up locations in Ulster and Sullivan counties. Certified Organic.

Online buying club arrangement with weekly customer choice of products. Also offering seedlings, crafts and pastured pork shares. Contact Oleh at (845) 647-6911 or


Pick up on the farm and at additional regional locations. Certified Organic. Optional low-spray fruit, honey and maple shares.Contact (518) 622-3003 or


Pick up locations in Oneonta, Franklin and on the farm. Optional working share. Contact Kate at (607) 865-7965 or


Pick up on the farm. Summer shares (June to November) and Winter shares (December to May) available. Certified Organic. Contact Greg or Tannis at (570) 224-8013 or 35

Tabitha GilmoreBarnes Studio See page 31 for more information about Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes.

Cozy up in my handmade woven blanket, winter wrap and scarf, or accessorize your dining with my 100% cotton table linens. I spin and dye only 100% sheep, alpaca and rabbit fleeces bought from area breeders. BRING HOME THE COLORS OF THE CATSKILLS™ when you purchase my products and yarns. –Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes

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Our family farm offers naturally raised poultry, eggs, home-made jams & jellies and artisan breads.

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Deliciously fresh lunch on Saturdays. Brunch/lunch buffet Sundays. Picnic tables with views or seating in the solar-powered 1820s farmhouse. Reservations recommended. Our Farm Store features our own grassfed beef, lamb, goat, and pastured pork, chicken, turkey and eggs. Honey, beeswax candles, maple syrup, yarn, sheepskins, socks, and local cheeses.

Cafe and Store Open Memorial Day-Columbus Day Weekend Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm Open Saturdays year-round. 989 Broome Center Road Preston Hollow, NY 12469 518-239-6234

Check our website for the changing weekly menu, scheduled farm tours, store specials and events. Meat & poultry CSA. On/off farm catering. Online mail order. We ship!


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MAP OF THE REGION Delaware County

Barlow’s General Store .........................4 Betty Acres Farm/La Belle Fromage.... 7 Blenheim Hill Sorghum ........................7 Bread Fellows ........................................7 Brockway Family Farm ....................... 7 Brovetto Dairy & Cheese House...........8 Burn Ayr Farm .......................................8 Burnett Farms........................................8 Bush Creek Farm ...................................8 Byebrook Farm......................................9 C&C Feeds ..............................................9 Cafe on the Green/College Association at Delhi, Inc. .....................................47 Catskill Cellars .......................................9 Catskill Food Company .........................9 The Catskill Natural Horse..................10 Central Catskill Chamber of Commerce .....................................54 Country Grown Perennials LLC ..........10 Crystal Valley Farm ........................... 10 Dancing Star Studio of Art and Craft ...........................................13 Del-Rose Farm/The Farmer’s Wife .....13 Delaware Highlands Conservancy .....52 Delhi Farmers’ Market...................... 42 Dirty Girl Farm.....................................13 Eminence Road Farm Winery.............13 Faraway Farm ......................................13 Fieldstone Farm...................................14 Flaca Vaca Farm ..................................14 Fokish Farm .........................................14 Franklin Farmers’ Market ...................42 Good Cheap Food ...............................14 Grand Gorge Garlic and Maple .........14 Grandpa’s Garlic ..................................17 Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce ..................................... 54 Greenane Farms ..................................17 Gunhouse Hill Alpacas........................17 Hamden Inn.........................................48 Hillhaven Farms...................................17 Hobart Community Farmers’ Market ...............................................42 Keep It Green Acres ............................21 La Basse Cour Farm Store and Bed & Breakfast .......................21 Liddle Farm Inc. ...................................21 Lucky Dog Farm ..................................21 Maple Shade Farm ..............................23 Maplewood Farm & Orchard .............23 Meridale Farm Store ..........................23 Millbrook Maple ................................23 The Old Schoolhouse Inn & Restaurant .....................................48 Pakatakan Farmers’ Market ...............43 Pure Mountain Honey ........................25 Promisedland Farm .............................24 Quarter Moon Café ............................51 40 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

Rich Farm .............................................25 Riverdale Farm and Forest .................25 Robson’s Christmas Trees....................25 Roxbury Arts Group ............................54 Roxbury Mountain Maple ..................26 Russells Products & Produce...............26 SaJoBe Farms .......................................27 ShanDott Farm ....................................27 Shaver-Hill Farm ..................................28 The Sheep’s Nest .................................28 Sherman Hill Farmstead .....................29 Slickepott Fudge Sauce ......................29 Slope Farms .........................................29 SMI Farms ............................................29 Spring Lake Farm ................................29 Stamford Holiday Pop-up Farmers’ Market................................44 Stone & Thistle Farm ..........................29 Stony Creek Farm................................31 Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes Studio..........31 Table on Ten ........................................51 Thorn-Ridge Farm ...............................31 Tir na nOg............................................31 Turquoise Barn ....................................51 The Vineyard Wine Bar And Delaware Gourmet ...........................51 Vly Creek Maple Farm ........................32 Weinland Farms ..................................32 West Kortright Centre ........................54 Wades Towne and Country Florist and Gift Shoppe ...............................32

Greene County

Amy’s Take-Away ............................. 46 Foxtail Community Farm .................. 14 JJF Farm ............................................ 18 Karin Ursula Landscapes................... 18 Lexington Farmers’ Market .............. 42 Raven’s Roost Farm .......................... 25 RSK Farm .......................................... 26 Ruby’s Hotel ..................................... 51 Stoneledge Farm .............................. 31 Sunny Acres Farm ............................. 31

Otsego County

Applegarth ......................................... 4 Big Sky Farm ....................................... 7 Breezy Meadows Farm ....................... 7 Candyland Concession........................ 9 Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard ......... 14 Fox Hollow Nursery .......................... 14 Good Fields Farm ................................14 Ideuma Creek Alpacas ...................... 18 Middlefield Orchard ......................... 23 Morris Farmers’ Market .................... 42 Nectar Hills Farm .............................. 24 Oneonta Farmers’ Market ................ 43 Origins Cafe...................................... 48 Painted Goat Farm ........................... 24

Rosebrook Elk Farm ......................... 26 Sugar Ridge Farm ............................. 31

Schoharie County

Arcadian Pastures ............................... 4 Bearkill Road Maple Products ............ 4 Bees Knees Cafe at Heather Ridge Farm ..................................... 46 Black Willow Pond Farm .................... 7 Buck Hill Farm .................................... 8 Catskill Mountain BBQ Team ........... 47 Cold Spring Farm .............................. 10 Coopers Ark Farm............................. 10 Cowbella Fine Farmstead Dairy Products ................................ 10 Earthly Remedies by Erin.................. 13 Elderberry Herb Farm, LLC ............... 13 Heather Ridge Farm ......................... 17 Hilly Acres Farm ................................ 17 Horton Hill Farm............................... 18 The Olde Corner Store ..................... 24 Peck and Potter Farm ....................... 24 Rockwell Mountain Farm ................. 26 Sap Bush Hollow Farm ..................... 27 Shaul Farms, Inc. ............................... 27 Terrace Mountain Orchard ............... 31 Wellington’s Herbs & Spices ............. 32 Jefferson Historical Society .............. 54 Sustainables...................................... 31

Sullivan County

Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Education Center................. 4 Baron Organics Organic Fertilizer Dealer & Soil Testing ....................... 4 Barryville Farmers’ Market ............... 42 Beaverkill Trout Hatchery Ltd............. 4 Bridle Hill Farm ................................... 7 Cafe Devine ...................................... 46 Catskill Distilling Company ..................9 Catskill Mountainkeeper .................. 52 The Cutting Garden ......................... 10 Dancing Cat Saloon ............................47 Early Bird Cookery ............................ 47 Eureka Market & Cafe ...................... 13 Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods ..... 54 Java Love Coffee Roasting Company .. 18 Main Street Farm & Cafe....................21 Majestic Farm ................................... 21 Monticello Farmers’ Market ..............42 Muthig Farm .................................... 23 Natural Contents .............................. 48 Neversink Farm................................. 24 Rock Hill Farmers’ Market ................ 43 Rolling River Cafe Gallery Inn .......... 51 Root ‘N Roost Farm .......................... 26 Rosehaven Alpacas ........................... 26 Sara’s Sugar Shack ............................ 27 Shea Farms Store.............................. 28










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97 Silver Heights Farm........................... 29 Slow Food Upper River Valley .......... 52 Snowdance Farm .............................. 29 Sullivan County Farm Network ........ 53 Sullivan County Farmers’ Markets Association: Callicoon, Liberty, Jeffersonville .................................. 44 Thunder View Farms ........................ 31 Tonjes Farm Dairy ............................. 31 Vita’s Farm and Garden Market ....... 32 Will-O-Wool Farm ............................ 32 Willow Wisp Organic Farm .............. 32 Callicoon Natural Foods ..................... 9

Ulster County

Apple Bin Farm Market ...................... 4 Aroma Thyme Bistro ........................ 46

Beaverkill Valley Inn ......................... 46 Bell’s Christmas Trees .......................... 7 Bistro to Go/Blue Mountain Bistro Catering .......................................... 46 Catskill Rose Lodging & Dining ........ 47 Catskill Seasons Inn .......................... 47 Edgewood ........................................ 13 Grey Mouse Farm ............................. 17 Happy Herbs Soap at Two Crow Cottage ........................................... 17 Hudson Valley Cattle Company Inc. . 18 Hurds Family Farm............................ 18 Kiernan Farm .................................... 21 Lazy Crazy Acres..................................21 Maynard Farms................................. 23 Mother Earth Storehouse................. 23 Oriole 9............................................. 48

Organic Nectars...................................24 Peekamoose Restaurant................... 48 Pine Hill Arms Hotel, Restaurant...... 51 Prospect Hill Orchards ...................... 25 Rondout Valley Growers Association 52 Rosendale Farmers’ Market.............. 43 Rusty Plough Farm ........................... 26 Saugerties Farmers’ Market ............. 44 Sunflower Natural Foods ................. 31 Mountain Yarns ................................ 23


Sheepy Valley Farm.............................28 Soons Orchards................................. 29 41

Farmers’ Markets


Barryville Farmers’ Market

Greg Swartz Intersection Route 97 & Route 55 Barryville, NY 12719 (570) 224-8013 Beautiful outdoor market on the shores of the Delaware River. Open Saturdays 10 am - 1 pm from May 18 to October 26. The market features local produce, flowers, baked goods, fruit, meat, eggs, jam, wine, cheese and more!

Delhi Farmers’ Market

Meg Kennedy Court House Square Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 293-8151 The Delhi Farmer’s Market is sponsored by the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce and is open Wednesdays, June to September, 9 am - 2 pm. The

market features fresh locally grown vegetables, fruits, various meats, cheeses, eggs, maple syrup, cut flowers, hanging baskets, fresh bread, wine, baked goods, annual and perennial plants and potted herbs.

Franklin Farmers’ Market

Ellen Curtis PO Box 258 Franklin, NY 13775 (607) 829-5631 Sundays 10 am - 2 pm, Memorial Day weekend till Columbus Day weekend. Located in front of Chapel Hall on Institute Street. Open-air market offering local goods, including meats, vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheese, maple and honey products, breads, baked goods, plants, coffee and special events.

Hobart Community Farmers’ Market

Town Hall Green 101 Maple Avenue Hobart, NY 13788 (917) 885-4490 Fridays 4 pm - 7 pm June - September. Local and regional vegetables, fruits, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, eggs, meats, baked goods, crafts and more. No charge for vendor tables.

Lexington Farmers’ Market

Bonnie Blader Municipal Pavilion, Route 42 Lexington, NY 12452 (518) 989-6211 The Lexington Farmers’ Market, located on Route 42 at the Kenneth A. Becker Municipal Pavilion, will open on Sunday, May 19 and run through Sunday, October 20. The market takes place on the first Friday and the third Sunday of each month. Friday hours are from 5 - 7 pm and Sundays from 10 am - 12 pm. Agricultural products, special attractions.

Monticello Farmers’ Market



10AM - 1PM

Route 97 in Barryville, NY (Behind The River Market)


May 18th through October 26th LEARN

“Farmers Teach” an educational/demonstration series @ 11 AM on select market dates.


The market will feature locally grown produce, �lowers, free range meats, eggs, baked goods, jams, artisanal cheeses + more. Educational series presented by the Barryville Greenmarket Foundation, Ltd. With funding from the Pratt-Heins Foundation

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Emily Deans Government Center Monticello, NY 12701 (845) 482-5400 The market takes place every other Monday, July 1 through October 28, 11 am – 2 pm. Products featured include fruits, vegetables, baked goods, coffee and eggs. Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons accepted.

Morris Farmers’ Market

Douglas Ernst Main Street Morris, NY 13808 (607) 263-2618 We are located behind the firehouse on Main Street in Morris. 8-12 vendors offer a wide selection of produce, baked goods, meat, cheese, soap, salsa, maple and honey products, wood and stone crafts, wood products, eggs and more. Every Thursday afternoon from May 30 to October 30, 3 - 6 pm. Easily accessible, FMNP coupons accepted.

Oneonta Farmers’ Market Dana LaCroix Main Street Plaza Oneonta, NY 13820 (607) 437-0158 Open-air farmers’ market offering local foods, including fruits and vegetables, grass-fed meats, poultry, eggs, cheeses, maple products, honey, chutneys and sauces, preserves, and baked goods, plus unique handmade crafts and jewelry. Live music, free tastings and special events.

(845) 658-3467 The Rosendale Farmers Market opens for its seventh season on Sunday June 2, 9 am – 2 pm, and runs through October 27, with a full roster of favorite and new vendors. The market is located in the parking lot of the Rosendale Community Center. Every market includes conventional and organic products, free

coffee and tea, and live music. From 11 am – 1 pm, the children’s area has quality hands-on activities that will keep kids engaged while parents shop, and teach them about healthy foods, farming and the environment. The market now accepts SNAP EBT payments.

Pakatakan Farmers’ Market 46676 State Route 30 at the Round Barn Halcottsville, NY 12438 (845) 586-3326 The Pakatakan Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday from May 18 - October 12 from 9 am - 2 pm. Special events throughout the Catskills region. Goods include: bedding plants, shrubs, trees, fresh produce, baked goods, homemade crafts, jewelry, furniture, meat, eggs, fish, maple products, honey, wool and leather items. Rain or shine. Free. No dogs. Located 4 miles north of Margaretville/ Arkville and 8 miles south of Roxbury; 50 miles west of Kingston on Rte. 28 (turn right at Arkville cutoff road); 45 miles southeast of Oneonta on Rte. 30; and 40 miles north of the Rte. 17 exit at Roscoe.

Rock Hill Farmers’ Market Melinda Meddaugh 223 Rock Hill Drive Rock Hill, NY 12775 (845) 669-4976 The Rock Hill Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from June 15 – September 28, from 10 am – 2pm. The market carries local in season vegetables, fruit, herbs, eggs, chicken, maple syrup, pork, honey, goat cheese, yogurt, baked goods, wine, hard cider, cut flowers and locally made soaps. There is also live music under the gazebo. The market is sponsored by the Rock Hill Business and Community Association and Delaware Highlands Conservancy.

Rosendale Farmers’ Market

Cornucopia of Ulster County! • Fresh fruit, vegetables & herbs • Beautiful flowers and plants • Local beef, chicken, dairy, eggs • Farm markets & agri-tourism • Horses and riding More at: 845-626-1532

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FA R M E R S ’ M A R K E T S Saugerties Farmers’ Market Edith Bolt Main & Market Streets Saugerties, NY 12477 (845) 810-0138 Wide variety of farm fresh produce including organic vegetables; luscious orchard fruits and berries; artisan bread, fruit pies, and other baked goods; fresh laid eggs; delicious honey, maple syrup, jams and sauces; pasture-raised poultry and meat; mushrooms; wine; fresh herbs; field-grown flowers; and tasty regional cheeses; locally roasted coffee, prepared foods, and biscotti, granola, and other baked goods. Products change seasonally. Take home freshly harvested food grown, picked, and brought to market by local farmers. Breakfast and lunch at the market café. Eat in or take out. Special events, kids can cook, chef demos, live music and kids activities. Saturdays, 10 am - 2 pm, May 25 October 19.

Stamford Holiday Pop-up Farmers’ Markets Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 166 Stamford, NY 12167 Usually held the Thursday before a major holiday, these “pop-up” markets feature the best of local farm foods and crafts! Check our schedule and come see for yourself!

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Sullivan County Farmers’ Markets Association: Callicoon, Liberty, Jeffersonville Danielle Gaebel 64 Ferndale Loomis Road Liberty, NY 12752 (845) 292-6180 The Sullivan County Farmers’ Markets boast more than 40 vendors offering farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, eggs, artisan cheeses, baked goods, maple products, honey, jams and jellies, handmade soaps, herbs and herbal products, plants, cut flowers, artisan wine, gourmet specialties, handmade pottery and other quality crafts. With 3 convenient locations in Callicoon (Sundays 11 am - 2 pm), Liberty (Fridays 3 pm - 6 pm), and Jeffersonville (Thursdays 3 pm - 6 pm) there’s sure to be a market for you.

Fresh Produce • Herbs Meat • Cheese • Wine Soup • Quiche • Pasta Maple Products Jellies & Jams Fresh Bread & Baked Goods Ice Cream • Coffee • Tea Soap • Skincare Products Fresh Cut Flowers Potted Plants & So Much More!

Thursdays ||June June27 27-- August August 29 ||3-6pm 3-6pm Thursdays St.George GeorgeChurch ChurchParking ParkingLot, Lot,9797Schoolhouse SchoolhouseHill Road St. Road JEFFERSONVILLE

Thursdays | July 5 7– -August 30 | 3pm-6pm Fridays | June Ocober 11 | 3-6pm Jeffersonville, SC Visitors Association Parking Lot,NY 100 Sullivan Avenue

Route 52, Main Street LIBERTY Parking Lot (across from PO) Fridays | July August 305| |3-6pm Fridays | May 11 5- -October 3pm-6pm Firefighter’s Pavilion, 3594 Route 55 Liberty, NY KAUNEONGA LAKE Darbee Lane, Municipal Parking Lot Sundays | May | 11am-2pm Sundays | May 6 –5-November November2425 | 11am-2pm Callicoon Creek Park, A. Dorrer Drive Callicoon, NY CALLICOON Callicoon Creek Park, A. Dorrer Drive

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The Catskills region abounds with hardy produce year-round and Pure Catskills is your source for finding those farm-fresh products. Our website is updated weekly with information on Farmers’ Markets • U-pick Farms Farmstands • Giveaways Tips on Buying Fresh and Local Recipes and more!

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Direct from Catskills pasture to dining plate, fresh local beef is easy to find and stock in your family freezer. Be it grass-fed or grain finished, regionally raised livestock does double-duty, nourishing our families with freshly grown meats and fortifying our local economies. You can buy direct from any one of these Pure Catskills beef producers.  Applegarth Farms  Arcadian Pastures  Betty Acres Farm  Breezy Meadows Farm  Burn Ayr Farm  Cowbella Fine Farmstead Dairy Products  Fieldstone Farm  Flaca Vaca Farm  Good Fields Farm  Greenane Farms  Heather Ridge Farm  Hilly Acres Farm  Hudson Valley Cattle Company  JJF Farm  Kiernan Farm  Liddle Farm Inc.  Meridale Farm Store  Nectar Hills Farm  Promisedland Farm  Riverdale Farm and Forest  Rockwell Mountain Farm  SaJoBe Farms  Sap Bush Hollow Farm  ShanDott Farm  Shea Farms Store  Slope Farms  SMI Farms  Snowdance Farm  Spring Lake Farm  Stone & Thistle Farm  Thunder View Farms  Weinland Farms

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Amy Jackson 1571 Route 214 Lanesville, NY 12450 (845) 688-9759 Seasonal menus made from scratch with local ingredients. Year-round take-out and off-site catering by advance request. Memorial Day to Columbus Day, outdoor dining at umbrella’d tables in Amy’s gardens. Serving healthy, authentic, uncommonly delicious food that connects us to the soul and flavors of cuisine from all over the world.

Aroma Thyme Bistro Jamie & Marcus Guiliano 165 Canal Street Ellenville, NY 12428 (845) 647-3000 Steaks, Seafood and Vegan. Featuring over 300 wines, 250 craft beers and 75 artisan spirits. Wine Spectator Award Winner; rated 25 by Zagat. Organic & gluten-free ingredients. Reservations recommended.

Beaverkill Valley Inn Christina Jurgens 7 Barnhart Road Lew Beach, NY 12758 (845) 439-4844 A historic Inn set along the banks of the famed Beaverkill River. Offering overnight accommodations with 19 rooms. Restaurant open to the public as well as serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with advance reservations. Menus feature locally raised meats, dairy and produce.

Bees’ Knees Cafe at Heather Ridge Farm Carol Clement 989 Broome Center Road Preston Hollow, NY 12469

(518) 234-6234 Great lunches right on the farm! Enjoy mountain views from shaded picnic tables or eat inside our solar-powered 1820’s farmhouse. Farm store open. Saturday lunch, Sunday brunch buffet. On/off premise catering available. Farm tours and walking trails.

Bistro to Go/Blue Mountain Bistro Catering MaryAnne Erickson 948 State Route 28 Kingston, NY 12401 (845) 340-9800 Gourmet take-out store serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Featuring local and imported organic foods, delicious homemade desserts, sophisticated four-star food by Chefs Richard Erickson and Jonathan Sheridan. Off-premise, full-service catering and event planning for parties of all sizes.

Café Devine Patti Devine 33 Lower Main Street Callicoon, NY 12723 (845) 887-3076 Wholesome food in a relaxed atmosphere. A cozy cafe with an outdoor deck on the Delaware River serving breakfast and lunch. Come by to visit and enjoy our homemade soups, sandwiches and salads, coffee drinks, smoothies, pastries, bagels and more. Open 7 days a week. Free WiFi. Now serving beer and wine! Ask about catering and our RiverSpace event space featuring fitness classes, workshops, private party room and more. Winner of “Best Sandwiches” in 2010 and “Best Lunch” in the 2011 and 2012 River Reporter Readers’ Choice Awards.

Cafe on the Green/College Association at Delhi, Inc. Christina Viafore 85 Scotch Mountain Road Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-4759 CADI provides food service at SUNY Delhi and runs the Cafe on the Green Restaurant at The College Golf Course at Delhi. Both establishments use local products whenever possible.

Catskill Mtn. BBQ Team Don Mowers PO Box 37 Gilboa, NY 12076 (607) 588-9042 Your catered BBQ team! All of our meats are hand-rubbed with a special blend of herbs and spices. After marinating overnight, the meats are then slowsmoked for 14 to 24 hours in our portable wood-fired smokers until they are falloff-the bone. Give us a call for your next event!

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Peter DiSclafani 5355 Route 212 Mount Tremper, NY 12457 (845) 688-7100 Sleep Natural. Eat Wild. Our food is made from scratch using the best ingredients. The meats and poultry are free range, the fish is wild and the produce is organic. Our menus change seasonally. Serving dinner Thursday through Sunday from 5 pm.

Stacy Cohen 2037 Route 17B Bethel, NY 12720 (845) 583-3141 Restaurant featuring live music, art gallery, locally grown cuisine and home of Stacy & Friends Musicians Gathering. Also on site is Catskill Distilling, a farm distillery making distilled spirits from NY products, currently producing Peace Vodka. Located across from entrance of Bethel Woods Performing Arts.

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Victoria Betes 178 Route 42 Shandaken, NY 12480 (845) 688-2505 Twenty rooms, all newly renovated. Most with full kitchens, private marble baths, outdoor pool and tennis. Sixty acres of stream-side hiking. Pets allowed. Fireside dining in the lounge or candlelight in the dining room. Outdoor deck dining in the summer. Steaks, fresh seafood and local produce are our specialty. Eight miles east of Belleayre.

Amy Miller 31 Mitchell Pond East Cochecton, NY 12726 (845) 932-7994 Early Bird transforms farm-fresh ingredients into delicious wholesome meals and products. Our services include meal delivery: a weekend’s worth or a week’s worth, delivered right to your door! We also cater events from large to small. Please call or visit the website for information. Taste our ice cream at Callicoon Market. 47


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Holley White-Giles 35769 State Highway 10 Hamden, NY 13782 (607) 746-9345 A Delaware County tradition since 1844, the Hamden Inn is now owned by Richard and Holley Giles of Lucky Dog Farm and Store. Using local, regional and organic ingredients whenever possible, bring the Catskills to your table. Our menu ranges from German style pork schnitzel to burgers and more. Join us!

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Danielle Gaebel & Jennifer Bitetto Narrowsburg, NY 12764 (888) 551-8625 The Natural Contents’ Kitchen prepares weekly farm-fresh real food and healthy indulgences based on the availability of regional farms rooted in organic practice for an Eat Better Feel Better approach to living. Delivery is available to select pickup locations throughout the region.

Origins Cafe Kristen & Dana Leonard 558 Beaver Meadow Road Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607) 437-2862 Seasonal greenhouse cafe serving locally-sourced ingredients in paninis, salads, quiches, soups, smoothies, baked goods, daily specials; open daily for breakfast and lunch; weekly meetyour-farmer dinner and live music by reservation; event venue and catering services; closed October-March.

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17 Tinker Street Woodstock, NY 12498 (845) 679-5763

Incorporate the Oriole 9 experience into your next event. Committed to providing creative menus using fresh and sustainable ingredients along with personal and friendly service, Oriole 9 has earned a reputation for consistent excellence, polished modern country fare and sophisticated tastes that please every palette. We use local, organic, seasonal and sustainably grown ingredients to provide you and your guests with top quality, delectable fare.

The Old Schoolhouse Inn & Restaurant Julie Markert 28218 State Highway 206 PO Box Q Downsville, NY 13755 (607) 363-7814 The Old Schoolhouse has been serving our customers all natural, grassfed beef before it was the thing to do. Our herd of Texas Longhorns can be seen grazing on the hillside pasture behind the restaurant. We also serve local baked bread, seasonal produce, beer and wine. Enjoy outdoor dining, visit with locals at the bar, or let us host your next event in our beautiful banquet room.

The Peekamoose Restaurant & Tap Room Marybeth & Devin Mills 8373 State Route 28 Big Indian, NY 12410 (845) 254-6500 A uniquely designed farm-to-table restaurant with a menu that changes daily with the market. Zagat rated for excellence. Voted #1 Fine Dining in the Catskills for the past five years. Award winning wine list and killer cocktails using freshly juiced fruits.


The Little Alpaca Shop (by appt)

Selling Quality Animals and Beautiful Alpaca Products 5012 Gunhouse Hill Road South Kortright, NY 607-652-9660

Good Food 2013 Zagat Rated

Ruby’s Hotel is an 1800’s architectural gem, lovingly restored, and furnished with all the original tables, chairs, lighting fixtures, Art Deco bar and soda fountain. Enjoy great food in the charming bar/bistro front room, the elegant back room or our outdoor creek side patio. Chef Ana Sporer is currently an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan. Ruby’s seasonally changing menu utilizes only the freshest ingredients from Hudson Valley purveyors and her own organic garden. Regularly featured items include: crab cakes, Thai spring rolls, mussels, grilled calamari, hangar steak, Oriental salmon in dashi broth and verbena encrusted pork chop along with delicious soups, salads, sandwiches and lots of fresh vegetables. Ruby’s has two charming hotel rooms, completely restored to their 1930’s era glory, now available for rental. As an added feature Ruby’s also hosts the Broderick Fine Art Gallery Upstairs at Ruby’s. The BFA gallery exhibits the finest regional and metropolitan art, always open during dining hours.

NEW: This summer Ruby’s will host a series of cooking classes and lectures. Make Ruby’s your one stop destination for a unique culinary experience of fresh, perfectly prepared food, fine art, great ambiance and service in a casual atmosphere, good music and a lot of fun. Please visit our web site for further details. Summer Hours: Thursday 5-9pm, Friday & Saturday 5-9:30pm 49

Ideuma Creek Alpacas

See page 18 for more information about Ideuma Creek Alpacas.

Living on the land we love, raising gentle, earth-friendly creatures and producing some of the warmest and softest garments known to man is realizing our life-long dream. We harvest nearly 1,000 pounds of elite, fine alpaca fleece each year and go to great measures creating cherished yarn and garments from our farm. The best quality product is made from the best quality fleece which can only be raised on healthy, well-cared for alpacas. We love each part of the process of turning our luxurious fleece into soft, warm garments.  –Denise & John Jacobus 50 Pure Catskills Guide 2013-2014

R E S TAU R A N T S & L O D G I N G Pine Hill Arms Hotel & Restaurant

Robert & Valerie Konefal 288 Main Street Pine Hills, NY 12465 (845) 254-4012 The Pine Hill Arms was first opened in 1882 when horse-drawn carriages were the main means of transportation. The Inn has remained open since then with Robert and Valerie Konefal being it’s guardians for the past 35 years. The twenty unique rooms have been restored to maintain the authenticity of the original Inn but with modern day amenities. The highly regarded restaurant is annually voted in the top three by the locals and was selected by Ski magazine as “one of the best 20 Casual Fine Dining Restaurants in the country.”Chef Robert’s specialty is seafood, but he also does a mean prime rib and steak.

Quarter Moon Café

53 Main Street Delhi, NY 13753 (607) 746-8886 Manhattan-style eatery with an emphasis on locally grown products. Classic fare mixed with more adventurous offerings will delight even the fussiest of diners. Attentive waitstaff and beautiful décor. Seasonal hours. Please call. Catering services available at your place or ours. We now have a pig roaster for backyard BBQ.

Rolling River Café Gallery Inn Kim Rayevsky 25 Cooley Road Parksville, NY 12768 (845) 747-4123

A cafe, restaurant, gallery and inn. International cuisine, great wines, art for sale. Summer dining by the river. Open year round. Comfortable, fun ambiance at reasonable prices. Organic, local food. Inn accommodates up to seven guests (nine with air bed). Will host private parties.

Ruby’s Hotel

Frank Giorgimi & Ana Sporer 3689 County Route 67 Freehold, NY 12431 (518) 634-7790 Ruby’s Hotel is an 1800s architectural gem, lovingly restored, and furnished with all the original fixtures. Chef/ owner Ana Sporer, featured in the May 2008 Hudson Valley Magazine as one of the Hot New Chefs in the Valley, prepares her culinary delights using local purveyors and produce from her own organic garden. Ruby’s also features the Broderick Fine Art Gallery on premises.

Table on Ten

Inez Valk-Kempthorne State Highway 10 Bloomville, NY 13739 (607) 643-6509 We are a cafe working with local producers, offering a seasonal and experimental menu and products. On weekends we bake brick-oven pizza. The microshop carries local and specialty items. Table on Ten hosts workshops, classes in foraging wild edibles, pop-up dinners with guest chefs and a farm stand.

The Vineyard Wine Bar & Delaware Gourmet Julie De Angelis 15236 State Highway 30/206 Downsville, NY 13755 (607) 363-2483 Featuring over 30 Craft and Imported Beers including Southern Tier on tap and wines by the glass. Gourmet delicatessen with local and imported specialties, sandwiches, pizzas, soups and salads and fresh baked goods to eat in or take out. Outdoor dining on our covered porch in season.

Turquoise Barn Michelle Premura 8052 County Highway 18/ Back River Road Bloomville, NY 13739 (607) 538-1235 Turquoise Barn is a Green Certified, Bed & Breakfast/Retreat located in the Catskills on an organic farm, specializing in organic plant-based, whole food cuisine. Guests can spend the weekend in our converted 1800’s artist-designed and furnished Carriage House. And for the budget minded, a space in our former milk house turned Hostel is also available to rent, or choose “luxury” camping on the farm. We also offer a variety of healthy plant-based cooking classes and retreats for individuals interested in learning easy and simple ways to incorporate more whole, plant based and wild foods into their diet.

Millbrook Maple Gift Shop Maple Syrup, Sugar, and Cream Chocolates and Sweets Local Handmade Crafts – Custom Gift Baskets 44911 Rt 28, Arkville, NY 12406 845-586-6200 51





Farm & Food Organizations Catskills CRAFT

BotanicaLs This regional chapter of the National Collaborative Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT) offers ongoing networking and educational opportunities for farmers. CRAFT provides opportunities to connect and learn from mentor farmers who offer up their time, talents and experience to help prepare the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs. Visit our webpage for the 2013 schedule of farm visits and additional resources.

Catskill Mountainkeeper

Regional creators blend native ingredients and pure water found right here in the Catskills into botanicals that nourish our senses and revitalize our skin. Choose from an array of lip balms, moisturizers, make-up and soaps. Can’t make up your mind? Take one for yourself and put the rest of your fabulously fragrant favorites into a basket of goodies for that special friend to enjoy. You know they’re fresh and local because they’re Pure Catskills botanicals like no other.

 Earthly Remedies by Erin  Elderberry Herb Farm  Happy Herbs Soap  Sustainables

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Emily Deans PO Box 381 Youngsville, NY 12791 (845) 482-5400 Catskill Mountainkeeper is a grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the ecological integrity of the Catskill Region of New York State. Through a network of concerned citizens, we work to promote sustainable economic growth and the protection of natural resources essential to healthy communities. For a listing of relevant news, events, and resources, and to learn more about our agricultural work, please visit our website.

Delaware Highlands Conservancy PO Box 218 Hawley, PA 18428 (570) 226-3164 A land trust conserving our natural heritage and quality of life in partnership with landowners and the communities of the Upper Delaware region.

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York 249 Highland Avenue Rochester, NY 14620 (585) 271-1979 NOFA-NY is a membership-based organization of farmers, consumers and gardeners working together to create a sustainable regional food system which is ecologically sound and economically viable. Through demonstration and educational opportunities, we promote land stewardship, organic food production and local marketing. NOFA-NY brings consumers and farmers closer together to make high-quality food available to all people.

Rondout Valley Growers Association Deborah DeWan PO Box 867 Stone Ridge, NY 12484 (845) 657-5701 deborah.dewan@ The Rondout Valley Growers Association strives to keep our farm community viable and profitable while protecting open space. We accomplish this by building awareness through educating the community, reinforcing the connections between people and agriculture through programs and activities that nurture our young, inspire engagement, cultivate knowledge, values and skills, and in turn, promote jobs and careers in agriculture.

Slow Food Upper Delaware River Valley Ann Hart PO Box 834 Liberty, NY 12754 Slow Food Upper Delaware River Valley is an educational non-profit organization

Sullivan County Farm Network Amy Erlwein (845) 807-9063 The Sullivan County Farm Network was founded in March 2010, by dairy, livestock, maple, honey and vegetable producers who value our farms and want to keep them productive. The Network works with local farmers and nonfarming friends from all sectors of our community. Our mission is to increase farming activities in Sullivan County and to strengthen communication between those who grow food with those who consume it.


dedicated to the protection and promotion of our local food heritage. Our events create a robust connection between earth friendly farmers and gardeners, responsible food artisans, our members and the large community. By celebrating healthy, locally grown, delicious food, we promote and preserve the land, water and culinary identity of our region.





Tickets at By Phone 1.800.745.3000 • Bethel Woods Box Office • Info at 1.866.781.2922 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit cultural organization. All dates, acts, times and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. BWCA-HARVEST-PURECATS-2013b.indd 1

Hamden Inn Bar and Restaurant Country Comfort Food with a Local Flavor We use seasonal, organic produce from our own Lucky Dog Farm as well as other local products.

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Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (845) 295-2448 The Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods occurs Sundays in September 11 am – 4 pm, rain or shine. Farmers’ Market, crafts, food, live music, children’s activities and crafts, pony rides, themed events every week and more!

Catskills Family Creameries We are a collaborative group of valueadded dairy producers working together to raise awareness for our farms and the products they produce. Join us July 5 to “Travel the Milky Way” for a fun and educational day on our farms!

Catskill Mountain Music & Storytelling with Story Laurie (845) 676-4727 You’ll find Story Laurie and her worldwise, homegrown entertainment for all ages in libraries, communities and festivals throughout the region. An enchanting entertainer who transports listeners of all ages to lands near and far with her delightful renditions of folk tales and vibrantly entertaining, socially conscious songs for kids and families. For more information and a schedule of upcoming events, visit

Central Catskill Chamber of Commerce Carol O’Beirne PO Box 605 Margaretville, NY 12455 (845) 586-3300 The Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce serves the businesses and

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communities in the central Catskills of NYS through programs, events and advocacy. The Cauliflower Festival is one of the CCCC’s annual events that celebrates the agricultural history of our region and offers a day filled with fun beginning with a Tractor Parade, and new in 2013, Catskill Mountain Yarns will create a Sheep & Wool Festival within the 10th Annual Cauliflower Festival.

Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 166 Stamford, NY 12167 The Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce’s (GSACC) service area is 299 square miles in two counties. In Delaware County they serve: Grand Gorge, Harpersfield, Hobart, Kortright and Stamford. In Schoharie County, the Towns of Gilboa and Jefferson are served. GSACC is the sponsor of the holiday pop-up farmers’ markets.

Jefferson Historical Society Carol Greenman PO Box 34 Jefferson, NY 12093 The Jefferson Historical Society is committed to preserving and maintaining the history, artifacts and rural heritage of the Town of Jefferson. Join us at our Maple Museum Free Summer Music Series and other events. Like us on Facebook!

Roxbury Arts Group Jenny Rosenzweig 5025 Vega Mountain Road Roxbury, NY 12474 (607) 326-7908 The Roxbury Arts Group is a multi-arts center providing a wide variety of arts,

entertainment and education at three separate venues, located in Roxbury, Stamford and the Denver Vega Valley. Enjoy live entertainment, concerts, dance, theatre, fine arts exhibitions, workshops and arts programming for children and youth.

Susquehanna Valley Garlic Festival Susquehanna Valley Garlic Growers Association 1088 County Highway 34 Schenevus, NY 12155 (607) 638-9016 Sample the best locally grown garlic of upstate New York. The Annual Susquehanna Valley Garlic Festival is organized by local growers presenting a wide variety of garlic from around the world. Lectures, demonstrations (history, growing, braiding, cooking). Local musicians all day. Lots of foods. Children’s activities. Entrance and parking free.

West Kortright Centre 49 West Kortright Church Road East Meredith, NY 13757 (607) 278-5454 From Blues to Bach, fiction to farm fairs, garden tours to gala dances, the West Kortright Centre sponsors performances, workshops, gallery exhibits and community gatherings in an historic country church building in a rural valley in the Northern Catskill Mountains.

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Farm & Food Radio Shows

Hear what local farmers and advocates have to say about what’s happening in the region on farm and food radio shows. WIOX, ROXBURY

91.3 FM, The Farm Hour Mondays, 6 to 7 pm Observations and stories from people working the land in the Catskills and beyond. Watershed Wake-up Call Second & Fourth Friday of each month, 7:15 to 7:45 am If it’s blue or green, you’ll hear about it here. What’s happening in the Catskills and New York City watershed: farming and forestry, upcoming events and regional grants, improving the local food and fiber economies, conserving farm and forest lands, and protecting water quality.


90.7 FM, WGXC Agriculture Sundays, 6 to 7 am A compilation of agricultural audio clips and conversations from the previous week. Tune in to hear Kieran Riley, Liz Logiudice, Severine von TscharnerFleming and recordings from the Hawthorne Valley Association, the Agroforestry Resource Center, and other collaborating individuals and organizations.


102.1 FM, Ag & Garden Report Saturdays, 6:30 to 7 am Join Mike Sakell at 6:30 am for the Thunder Country Ag & Garden Report with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County!


90.5 FM, Farm and Country Saturdays, 7:30 to 8 am A diverse cast of characters brings interviews, recipes and more from local farmers, chefs and anyone who gets their hands dirty.

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You know it’s fresh when you pick-your-own. Grab a friend or two and make a day of it at your local farm.  Bells Christmas Trees: Christmas trees  Buck Hill Farm: eggs  Coopers Ark Farm: eggs  The Cutting Garden: flowers, herbs and vegetables  Fox Hollow Nursery: Christmas trees  Hurds Family Farm: berries, pumpkins, apples and tomatoes  Maple Shade Farm: pumpkins  Meridale Farm Store: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and pumpkins  Middlefield Orchard: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, apples and pumpkins  Prospect Hill Orchards: cherries, peaches, nectarines, apples, pears and pumpkins  Robson’s Christmas Trees: Christmas trees  Soons Orchards: apples  Terrace Mountain Orchard: apples

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Raven’s Roost Farm

WooL ProDucts

Fiber fanatics, knitting buffs and the fashion-chic search for quality wool. Pure Catskills fibers are an upland treasure— Icelandic, angora, alpaca and blends—in colors and textures batched in small quantities and crafted into scarves, vests, hats and mittens. Right here in the Catskills, wool raised by local farmers, designed by local artisans, worn only by you!  Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Center  Applegarth Farms  Burn Ayr Farm  Faraway Farm  Gunhouse Hill Alpacas  Heather Ridge Farm  Ideuma Creek Alpacas  La Basse Cour Farm Store  Lucky Dog Farm Store  Majestic Farm  Mountain Yarns  Nectar Hills Farm  Promisedland Farms  Raven’s Roost Farm  Rosehaven Alpacas  Sap Bush Hollow Farm  Shea Farms Store

All farms and woodlands located within the New York City Watershed have an impact on water quality. The Watershed Agricultural Council can help you tailor a land management plan for your property that keeps water clean from the start. Simple measures like planting trees and shrubs can prevent streambank erosion. Our technical experts can direct you on proper manure management and woodland biodiversity. You might qualify for financial assistance to implement these and many other conservation practices, too! Call us at (607) 865-7090 to find out what you can do to protect your water, farm and woodlands.

 The Sheep’s Nest  Sheepy Valley Farm  Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes Studio  Tir na nOg  Will-O-Wool Sheep Farm 57

Calendar of Events ONGOING Catskills Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT)

Monthly farm visits, May - November CRAFT offers monthly field days, June through November, for farmers to connect and learn from each other by offering their time, talents and experience. CRAFT provides farmer-to-farmer learning and access to the social network and culture of local farmers. For a full schedule, visit

homesteading skills involving growing, preparing and preserving food. Each workshop will include information and demonstrations, as well as extensive hands-on learning. Participants will leave with a practical skill and a share of the goods produced. $10 for CSA members; $20 for non-members. Registration recommended.

JUNE June 8 & 9

Weekends, June – September A diverse group of farms will open their barn doors to visitors all summer long! Learn about all types of food and farm products including alpaca, chickens, goats, pigs, honey and maple, horses and seeds. Tours take place from Noon to 3 pm, admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children. For a full schedule, visit

Fire Fest 2013 Maple Shade Farm, Delhi (607) 746-8866 A HOT time on the farm with proceeds benefiting local fire departments. A family friendly community day style picnic. Enjoy a fun packed day of games, contests, entertainment and FIREWORKS! BBQ, Farmers’ Market, local specialty products, beer and fun. Spend a day in the country and support a great cause. Wagon rides, fireworks, music and special activities make the event fun for all. 10 am – 8 pm.

Farming with Kids

June 29

Farmstock Farm Tours Throughout Sullivan County

Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Center, Callicoon Center (845) 482-4764 Friday and Saturdays, June – September, 10 to 11:15 am Children, accompanied by an adult, get to do some REAL farm work such as: milk a goat, groom a horse, put out hay, plant and pick in the garden, and collect eggs. Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for children. No reservations required.

Foxtail Community Farm Workshop Series

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Fifth Annual Sullivan ARC Garden Tour (845) 796-1350 Ext. 1050 An exclusive look at eight beautiful gardens in the Bloomingburg area of Sullivan County, followed by a wine and cheese reception for all ticket holders and garden owners. Admission is $40 including the guided bus tour, garden guide, door prizes and snacks, or $25 for self-guided participants.

JULY July 5

Catskills Family Creameries: The Milky Way Open House Trail Catskills micro-dairies are opening their

farms for a fun and educational day. Meet the animals that produce the milk and learn how butter, yogurt, cheese, milk and gelato are made! Participating small farms include: Betty Acres Farm/ La Belle Fromage, Byebrook Farm, Cowbella, Crystal Valley Farm, Dirty Girl Farm, Harpersfield Cheese, Lazy Crazy Acres and Sherman Hill Farmstead. Tours begin at 11 am and will be offered every hour, with the final tours at 3 pm.

July 13

Farm to Table Dinner Burnett Farms 1901 Bramley Mountain Road, Bovina (607) 832-4216 Freshest and best from the farm, served in the field at 6 pm. $35 per person, BYOB

July 21

The Jefferson Pony Pull North Road Stables 460 North Road, Jefferson (607) 652-2107 The Jefferson Historical Society, North Road Stables and The N.Y. Pony Pull Association present an all day event with local foods, crafts, tours of Cowbella’s Farm and Creamery, farrier demonstrations, hay rides and, of course, the ponies! Beginning at 10 am.

July 24 & 29

Farm Fresh Fun at Hurd’s Family Farm 2187 State Route 32, Modena (845) 883-7825 Looking for a local summer adventure for the family? Come join the outdoor fun at Hurds. Activities include the popular cow train rides, kids corral, farm animals, NEW duck races and pedal karts, on-farm hiking trails, fish feeding and more. Pot luck fruit and veggie picking! Rain or shine. Fee $7/person (includes duckie). Check farm website for more details. 9 am to 4 pm.

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September 28

Caribbean Festival Wellington Herbs and Spices 649 Rickard Hill Road, Schoharie (518) 295-7366 Caribbean meal prepared with Wellington’s herbs and spices, music and garden tour.

Cauliflower Festival Village Park, Margaretville (845) 586-3300 Sponsored by the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce, the Cauliflower Festival celebrates the agricultural history

AUGUST Wednesdays Farm Fresh Fun at Hurd’s Family Farm 2187 State Route 32, Modena (845) 883-7825 Looking for a local summer adventure for the family? Come join the outdoor fun at Hurds. Activities include the popular cow train rides, kids corral, farm animals, NEW duck races and pedal karts, on-farm hiking trails, fish feeding and more. Pot luck fruit and veggie picking! Rain or shine. Fee $7/person (includes duckie). Check farm website for more details. 9 am to 4 pm.

of the region and offers a day filled with fun, from a Tractor parade, music, food, children’s activities and history exhibits to, new for 2013, the Catskill Mountain Yarn’s Sheep & Wool Festival.

Apple Pond Farm


Summer / Fall 2013 Farming With Kids: Every Fri & Sat 10am Solar Sunday: July 28 A Lotta Ricotta: May 25, July 21, Sept 21 For the Love of Horses: Aug 11 A Little Bit of Everything: Oct 13 We also offer private farm tours. Sat., September 21 10am - 5pm Wood Bull Antiques - Rte 28, Milford, NY All local garlic growers, all day local musicians, children’s games, raffle, food, lectures and demonstrations. Free entrance & parking.

607-638-9016 •

(845) 482-4764 • 80 Hahn Rd, Callicoon Ctr

Support from Ostego County Tourism, Susquehanna Valley Garlic Growers Association and Friends of the Garlic Festival

August 3 Farming to Fashion Ideuma Creek Alpacas 321 Ideuma Road, Unadilla (607) 563-9174 Open house of one of the area’s oldest and largest alpaca farms, with presentations, 10 am - 4 pm.

August 23 PIG MT: Pig Roast & Veggie Fest Narrowsburg, NY Annual pig to chef show down with fabulous food taking center stage. A true food and farm celebration!

SEPTEMBER September 21 Susquehanna Valley Garlic Festival Wood Bull Antiques, Milford (607) 638-9016 All local garlic growers, all-day local musicians, children’s games, raffle, food, lectures and demonstrations. Free entrance and parking. 10 am – 5 pm.

Join us this season for: Jim Caruso’s Cast Party

with Billy Stritch at the Piano • Roxbury Arts Center • May 25

Villalobos Brothers • Roxbury Arts Center • June 8 Essential Thursdays • at the Old School Baptist Church Jazz Quartet ,June 27 • Classical Duo, July 11 • Woodwind Trio, August 1 John Scarpulla and Friends at 76 MAIN! Walker Hornung, June 29 • Sophie Gault, July 27 • Mike Poulopoulos, September 21

For Arts’ Sake • Roxbury Arts Center • July 20 Busk & Bard • Downtown Roxbury and Roxbury Arts Center • August 31 FIDDLERS! 20 • Roxbury Arts Center • October 13 Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem • Roxbury Arts Center • November 9 and many more For a full listing of events and programs visit:

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OCTOBER October 5 Bethel Woods 3rd Annual Wine Festival (866) 781-2922 More than 20 regional wineries will gather once again at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Enjoy a sampling of wine from the vine, as well as specialty foods, cheeses and craft vendors. The afternoon will also feature several short wine seminars to pique the interest of any wine connoisseur, as well as musical performances to entertain guests. 11 am – 4 pm.

October 12 Bethel Woods Craft Beer Festival & Chili Cook-off (866) 781-2922 An outdoor beer, food and music festival designed to stimulate and educate your palate through local food and unbelievable New York beer. Craft beers from over 25 breweries will be available for sampling against a backdrop of live music and the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival. 12:30 – 5 pm.

October 12 Little Farmer’s Day Maple Shade Farm, Delhi (607) 746-8866 Agricultural fun for everyone. Spend a day on the farm and get back to your roots. Demonstrations, special entertainment, farm animals, and arts and crafts all day. Meet the Dairy Princess, enjoy the 4-H fair, pick a pumpkin, and come play in the hay! 10 am – 5 pm.

October 12 & 13 Taste of the Catskills Maple Shade Farm, Delhi (607) 746-8866 A family friendly foodies delight. Enjoy all the tastes of our area in one location from Farm to Fork! Farmers’ Market, local specialty products, restaurant samples, beer and wine tasting. Sample the foods, take in the foliage, and savor the day

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on our beautiful farm. Bring a cooler to take home some delicious local delights! Wagon rides, corn maze, music and special activities make the event fun for everyone. 10 am – 8 pm.

October 26 Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree Maple Shade Farm, Delhi (607) 746-8866 Celebrate the harvest season’s most popular product - the Pumpkin! Come carve a pumpkin at the farm to add to our giant display. Watch out for the pumpkin bandits on your wagon ride to the pumpkin patch and enjoy special entertainment. Games, food, arts and crafts all with the pumpkin in mind. Toast a marshmallow over the bonfire and enjoy the stars. Costume contest at 6 pm. Jack-O-Lantern lighting at 7 pm followed by sky lantern launch and live music. 10 am – 8 pm.

NOVEMBER Ideuma Creek Alpacas Holiday Store

321 Ideuma Road, Unadilla (607) 563-9174 Weekends, Thanksgiving-Christmas A huge fully stocked farm store with weekly specials.

November 29 & 30 Christmas at the Creamery Bovina Center (607) 746-8866 Local gifts galore. Jams, syrup, honey, baked goods, cheese and more. Unique one-of-a-kind items, crafts and art, all under one roof. The historic Bovina Creamery makes the perfect setting for 50+ local farm and artisan products to make gift giving easy. Seasonal music, trees, wreaths, hot cider and a crackling bonfire are sure to bring out your holiday spirit! 10 am – 5 pm.

DECEMBER December 14 Christmas on the Farm Maple Shade Farm, Delhi (607) 746-8866 Get into the Holiday Spirit with an old-fashion country Christmas on the Farm. Come shop our market full of handmade items, local gifts, gift baskets, meats, cheese, syrup, baked goods and more. Santa arrives 1 - 3 pm. Sledding if weather permits, seasonal music, trees, wreaths, hot cocoa and a crackling bonfire are sure to bring out the kid in you! 10 am – 5 pm.

JANUARY 2014 January 24-26

Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY (NOFA-NY) Annual Conference (585) 271-1979 2014 winter organic farm and gardening conference in Saratoga Springs.

MARCH 2014 March 22-23 & 29-30 New York State Maple Weekend Maple producers throughout the region give the public the opportunity to see first-hand how maple products are produced, from tree to table, along with the chance to taste and purchase maple products. 10 am – 4 pm each day.

Entertainment at Hurds Family Farm






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